Builders celebrate mediocre men apocalypse survival: TGIF (95)

posted by Jenn

TGIF! – Thank Grohl, Gauss, Glob, Galileo and Science it’s Friday, and again it’s time for our weekly reading recommendations, prepared to help you get some good reading time on your weekend. This week they’re curated for you by Jenn. Enjoy!

Open Source

The New Builders Ep. 15: Going Camping with the Offline First Community

OSS and sustainability

67 Open Source Modal Window Plugins Made with jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, and more!


Kickstarter to Celebrate Women in the Olympics Through Design

A Code Review, Or Yet Another Reason to Love the Web

How to get value from wireframes

The Web and Development

Greenkeeper debuted a beta web interface at npmCamp!

HTML5 Worker Test. Which APIs are supported in Web Workers and Service Workers? This chart shows the breakdown for each browser, based on automated testing.

How to Break an API?

When Ash Ketchum committed to a life of illegally poaching animals and forcing them to fight each other — he did this all without the aid of the internet. Pokémon GO is everywhere now. In spite of this game’s wild overnight success, the experience of playing the game has not gone without problems. Zac Colley, Take your Pokémon GO Offline (First)

Project Emoji: The complete redesign

The Tech World and Culture

Payment Request API is coming to Chrome Beta.

I Peeked Into My Node_Modules Directory And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

The Business

“I regularly hear from women who say: ‘I don’t want to be hired just because I’m a woman’. My response is always: ‘Get over it and look around at the mediocre men who were hired just because they were men’.” Matthew Garrahan, Media mavericks answer for Mad Men modus operandi

4 Ways To Snap Into Speaking Mode Right Before Your Next Presentation

What to Do If Your Parents Are Causing You Career Angst


Meet the Hoodie community at one or more of these fine events:

JSConf Iceland August 25, Reykjavik, Iceland

Events from our friends

JSConf China, September 3-4, Nanjing, China

NationJS Browser Day, September 12, Washington, D.C., US

Northeast Javascript Conference, September 15-16, Stamford (CT), US

JSConf Colombia, October 7-8, Medellín, Colombia

We <3

These 9 powerful portraits are more than art. They’re acts of resistance.

The comic Hibakusha

Confessions of a Former Apocalypse Survival Guide Writer

Have a nice weekend!