Metrics 4.1.16 has been released with a few dependency updates and improvements.
Dropwizard 2.0.16 has been released with a few bug fixes and dependency updates.
Can you really say data loss is a *myth* if it's still the default behavior? https://developer.mongodb.com/article/everything-you-know-is-wrong#myth-7--mongodb-loses-data
Would’ve be #thanksgiving tomorrow without a Trader Joe’s kringle I’ve had frozen since June 🍁🦃🍂
There's a new "experimental feature" being tested in Firefox 83: sponsored sites in the URL bar.
"Mozilla works with advertising partners to place sponsored tiles on the Firefox home page (or New Tab) that would be useful to Firefox users. Mozilla is paid when users click on sponsored tiles."
You can disable this by setting `browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.showSponsoredTopSites` to `false`.
Hung holiday lights outside today. Trying to hold off a few more weeks before putting up the 🌲 #tistheseason
Respect people and their time.
Respect your craft.
Create genuinely useful things.
https://deathtobullshit.com/ by Brad Frost
Dropwizard 2.0.15 has been released with some minor dependency updates and a bug fix for the default excluded protocols for HTTPS.
This also includes Jetty 9.4.33.v20201020 which addresses CVE-2020-27216.
Last week, Google announced its own VPN service. Trusting Google's VPN would be like trusting a VPN from the NSA. Here's why giving Google direct access to all your online activity is a terrible idea: https://protonvpn.com/blog/google-vpn/
The General Purpose Computer In Your Pocket
"One of the neatest tricks Big Tech ever pulled was convincing people that phones weren’t general-purpose computers and should have different rules than laptops or desktops. These rules conveniently give the vendor more control so that you don’t own a smartphone so much as you rent it."
Dropwizard 2.0.14 has been released with minor bug fixes and dependency updates.
Dropwizard Metrics 4.1.14 has been released with some minor improvements, bug fixes, and dependency updates.
Open Letter to Apache OpenOffice: Today marks 20 years since the source code to OpenOffice was released. And today we say, LibreOffice is clearly the future of the suite (see the timeline). Let's all get behind it, for the benefit of all users: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2020/10/12/open-letter-to-apache-openoffice/
We found an open source license that Google is against so we're changing to it: Hello AGPL!
It helps prevent corporations from taking our code and selling it as a proprietary competitor.
No change to you as a Plausible subscriber or self-hoster.
Almost done reading the “Peter Principle” (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_principle). Pretty interesting and relatable.
I enjoy creating maintainable, operator friendly software.
plock.net part deux