Adam Dawkins

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The Hunt for the missing /: A story of anchors, location and Internet Explorer's pathname

There’s a really nice way to get the pathname off URLs that aren’t the current window.location. If you set them as the href of an anchor element, the anchor element actually implements the same location Protocol as window.

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Webmentions are here! v0.7.20

The horrible feeling when moving away from silos to an Indie Website is, ironically, perhaps, one of isolation. Webmentions are key to addressing that - and now, I'm sending them!

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adamdawkins.uk v0.7.7 - Image embeds!

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adamdawkins.uk v0.7.6

Added @username and URL autolinking to notes.

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adamdawkins.uk v0.7.5

Mainly changes in the admin section to allow me to add syndicates to posts manually, but also noticed microformats were all off for articles, and some other fixes.

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Changelog: adamdawkins.uk v0.7.2-0.7.4

The site is starting to get a few more features now, to the point where I might be able to start using it properly.

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Why enterprise software is terrible.

Technology, for the most part, is becoming more usable. I’m writing this post on Medium, and it feels as good as my favourite Desktop word editor. Afterwards, I’ll mention this post in an email that I’ll send out painlessly via TinyLetter. I only had to type a few letters of the band I wanted to listen to into Spotify’s search, and they came up top of the list.

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