jlelse’s Blog

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Simply cache form fields in localStorage

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev

Have you ever started typing something into a web form and then you accidentally closed the browser and lost everything you typed there? Because of that I usually use an external text editor for long posts and later copy the text into my blog editor.


My 💭 on 💉 posts

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

One upside to my social media non-use: I have to look at a lot fewer pictures with 🩹 on arms or posts with 💉 emojis.


Obese websites and planet-sized metronomes

Published on in 🔗 Links

Kevin Galligan wrote a metronome with HTML, CSS and JS, which has a total size of less than 1 KB. Because the existing ones were as large as 11 MB without more functionality. In the accompanying blog post he rants about the modern web (with data-based proofs) and explains how he achieved to make the metronome app as small as 1 KB.


My current Wiki approach

Published on in ✍️ Posts

I see a lot of people blogging about really clever knowledge base systems like Zettelkasten or a tool called Roam. But that isn’t something for me for a couple of reasons.


Jan-Lukas Else