Weekly Roundup 52

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Every week I come across some great articles. Here are some of the posts I feel you will enjoy reading as much as I did.

I was in an emotionally abusive relationship, even as a smart and successful woman

by Selena Soo

A compelling story of a woman recounting her emotional abuse in a former relationship.

CSS-Based Fingerprinting

by Oliver Brotchie

Fingerprinting is a term that refers to building up enough metadata about a user so that we can essentially figure out who they are. Although it is more common with Javascript, did you know that we can fingerprint(to an extent) with CSS alone? A live demo and example repository also show how you can achieve this.

Why I Turned Down a Six-Figure Salary in Big Tech to Stay at a Five-Person Startup

by Annie Liew

It's easy to be swayed by a high salary and prestige when comparing offers. But, our values and what we are interested in doing is more important than any opportunity that might be good for us career-wise. An interesting story on what factors were involved in declining an offer from a highly regarded tech company to stay at a small startup.

Integrating Long Path Names in Windows Applications

by Rick Strahl

Even though a limit of 260 characters for a path is not tiny, long path names are a problem on Windows. This article shows how we can enable long paths in Windows.

How Serverless Saved Money on My Heating Bill

by Cameron McHenry

Regardless of what the title says, this article is not about saving money but is about building a full-stack web application with Javascript and getting it up and running for free.

Thanks for reading. Until next time.