Favorite Social Media Timesink
When you take a break from work, where are you going?
Video clips on TikTok/YouTube
X, Bluesky, Mastodon et al...
Web surfing
I do not get distracted by petty amusements
Mike Melanson
Mike Melanson

Mike is a freelance writer, editor, and all-around techie wordsmith. Mike has written for publications such as ReadWriteWeb, Venturebeat, and ProgrammableWeb. His first computer was a "portable" suitcase Compaq and he remembers 1200 baud quite clearly.

STORIES BY Mike Melanson
Elon Musk, Twitter, and the Weaponization of Open Source
Solomon Hykes: Dagger Brings the Promise of Docker to CI/CD
The Promise of WebAssembly Heads to Ruby
Atlassian’s Compass Unites Tool and Code Sprawl
Astro Revs Up Static Sites with Partial Hydration
Are Go Generics Ready for Prime Time?
Alpine.js Brings JavaScript Interactivity without Complexity to HTML
GitLab’s Free Tier Belt-Tightening Continues
How OSS Devs Can Take Ethical Stances without License Changes
Hyperview Brings CI/CD to Mobile Using React Native
OWA Takes on Apple’s Browser Ban for PWA Parity
Debate in JavaScript Community Over Proposed Types Syntax
RailsConf and DHH Go Their Separate Ways
Where Does Open Source Fit into Russia’s War with Ukraine?
Enough with the Zero Sum Game of Rust vs. Go
Gitpod Brings Automated Environments to JetBrains IDEs
A Tentative Well-Wishing for 20 Years of .NET
Joel Spolsky on Structuring the Web with the Block Protocol
Island Brings Enterprise Controls to Web Browsers
What’s Old Is New Again: JavaScript Dominance Not Assured
A React Developer Chooses Rails, Igniting JavaScript Debate
Netlify Adds Scheduled Functions with Quirrel Acquisition
Deci Releases Open Source Deep Learning Training Library
The Time to Decide on Docker Desktop Has Arrived
Will 2022 Be a Golden Age for Full-Stack JavaScript?
We’ve Come a Long Way Since
Bluprint Teaches Kids to Code JavaScript in the Metaverse
Htmx: HTML Approach to Interactivity in a JavaScript World