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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony. Highlight -> “This week, the upcoming Symfony 6.3 version added features to create targeted value resolvers, to allow you to select the parser used in DomCrawler component, to support autowiring services as closures using attributes and to improve Serializer performance.“
SymfonyCasts start its second API Platform course, and it covers security.
The Guardian opines that artificial intelligence in its current form is based on the wholesale appropriation of existing culture, and the notion that it is actually intelligent could be actively dangerous.
Riya Joshi explores:
Stefano Alletti shares a:
Ozan Akman examines:
Jessica Kuijer looks at:
I don’t know why you would want to do this, but here’s how.
Jarosław Szutkowski explores:
Nacho Colomina Torregrosa examines:
Jérôme Tamarelle shares:
Great stuff here.
Speaking of Twig, this is an interesting project from Wynton Franklin:
And speaking of Storybook, Diffy explores:
And needs your help with this:
And most importantly:
Jacob Rockowitz explores:
My recent article shared some critiques of Drupal’s development, but the work on the frontend is an exception. Great strides have been made in the last year to modernize it.
And this is an effort that is similar to the one I propose in my article:
Mike Herchel shares:
And after automatic updates and starter themes, this is the most exciting development upcoming in Drupal 10.
Aten Design Group looks at:
Sylvain Fabre explores a:
Regular readers know Jason Knight is one of my favorite writers and a kindred spirit.
He has this spectacularly entertaining case study:
The WP Minute is:
I love the Block Protocol initiative and hope it can integrate with Gutenberg as tightly as possible.
Jorge Castro looks at:
This got a lot of love on Mastodon this week.
Moslem Deris explores:
Aminul Islam Sarker examines:
Matt Glaman updates us on:
Claudio Riberio shares a:
And Andy Blum has this nifty little tool:
Alp Emre asks:
God, I hate gifs.
Ryan Chandler has this interesting article on Foreign Function Interface:
Farhan Tanvir is back with another:
How many libraries can you use in a project?
Honey Badger has:
Daniil Bazhenov shows us:
One of my Mastodon buddies, Grant Horwood, explores:
Nico Mercado looks at why WordPress is moving forward the way it is, and why it’s having success.
Hayden James explores:
Cool Fellow examines:
Rakibul Islam shares:
Adrien Roches opines on:
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The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
The New York Times reports:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
Via Bloomberg Law:
Stubby Ron DeCuntis took a break from endorsing Vlad Cuntin this week to have his lickspittle cronies push some undoubtedly unconstitutional legislation. Nothing he gives a shit about other than it helping him in his coup attempt on Cheeto Jesus.
The Guardian reports:
The Hacker News reports:
This is good advice I was not familiar with.
Tomasz Dobrowolski shares:
The Begin Blog looks at:
Brain Schnee shows us:
Longtime readers know I hate React and love Svelte, so I dug this.
Adam Zewe reports:
Leopardo Rossi shares:
And Servebolt shows us:
C^nts gonna c^nt.
As we covered last week, the reaction to this news ranged from incredulous disbelief to horror.
Meanwhile, this news was met with joy and acclaim.
Here’s the official statement:
Joe Lotter writes:
If you think the Fediverse would be an interesting option to explore for your side projects, The FediForum is coming up
Here’s an example project from Veronica Berglyd Olsen:
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