Thursday, April 13, 2017

Glitch wants to take you back to the first website you ever made

Do you remember the first website you ever built? If you’re anything like me, I’ll wager it was in the 1990’s. You hacked together some HTML you found online, and crossed your fingers that it’d work. You learned through experimentation, and trial-and-error. Back then, the Internet was pure. Pristine. Simple. But over the past few years, that’s changed. Web development has become shrouded with complexity. It’s not just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript anymore. Aspirant developers are told they have to learn HAML, LESS, CoffeeScript, React and whatever else fly-by-night bullshit Hacker News is spruiking. Honestly, I don’t care. I’ve tuned…

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