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Hey everyone!

I hope you spend some nice and hot holidays. For those who are still working, like me ;-) I'm sure you have found some time to start Stranger Things season 4. No surprise and same recipe: teenagers, monster and 80's atmosphere but it's fun and relaxing.

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Podlove player

Podlove Web Player is a HTML5 based web player for audio and video media files that is optimized and extended for the specific needs of podcasters. This player is the integrated player for the Podlove Podcast Publisher but can be used independent from it.


Indigo player

Indigo is a modular HTML5 video player written in TypeScript. It is highly extensible and use modern technologies: handles MPEG-Dash / HLS / MPEG-4 built on top of the HTML5 video element, React based UI, advertisement support for both Google DFP aswell as FreeWheel, subtitles (webvtt), picture-in-Picture mode, thumbnails.



Is Flatpak the future of apps on Linux? Flatpak is a next-generation technology for building and distributing desktop applications on Linux


Awesome Uses

You want to start a podcast but don't know which microphone to choose, or you are a beginner web developer and wonder which IDE is best? Check this list of /uses pages that detail apps and gear used by professional web developers.


Let's Build a Chrome Extension!

Let's build your first Chrome extension with John Hotterbeekx. In this post, John shows you how to build a Chrome extension with a concrete example and code snippets.



Mosaic is a declarative front-end JavaScript library for building user interfaces.



Is Deno the new Nodejs? Ryan Dahl, the Nodejs creator works on a new project called Deno, a secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript built with V8, Rust, and Tokio.



ILIAS is a powerful learning management system that fulfils all your requirements. Using its integrated tools, small and large businesses, universities, schools and public authorities are able to create tailored, individual learning scenarios.



HumHub is a free social network software and framework built to give you the tools to make teamwork easy and successful.


Netlify Dev

Imagine the productivity boost of being able to locally test your site generator, API integrations, serverless functions, and edge rules, all in a single development server. That’s Netlify Dev: a powerful way to build and test modern web apps on your local machine.


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PUSH UX is a lovingly crafted platform for hands-on design professionals and creative technologists.

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To build a kick-ass frontend, we rely on each other: Designers on developers, and developers on designers. But it’s often difficult to work together; we need to learn each other's language, understand each other’s priorities and have to be willing to make compromises that serve both.

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Senior Web Developer

Ottawa, Canada

Your day-to-day will involve bridging the gap between our UX designers and back-end devs so we can deliver great experiences for everyone involved - creating good UX/UI for our users; readable, maintainable, tested code for the team; and robust code for the various browsers

WordPress Technical Lead

Kanopi Studios
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As a Technical Lead, your day-to-day includes working closely with clients and project managers; leading project teams of developers; defining project development activities and technical solutions, and being a resource for your peers. You will be hands-on developing and maintaining sites while keeping your team accountable to schedules, estimates, project requirements, and high standards of quality. This position is fast-paced, deals with shifting priorities, and reports to Katherine White, Director of Engineering.

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