Keeping it Simple, Phoenix Channels, and Next.js

A summary of what's creating ZEAL

🎙️ Podcast

Amy talks about tech stack (Next.js, Sanity, and Tailwind) and some of the decisions she made while building selfteach.me. James and Amy also discuss form management for static sites and some marketing tactics.

✍️ Blog

Keep It Simple, Stupid is the mantra by which I strive to develop solutions. But it wasn’t always like this. I have evolved as a developer as my skills and knowledge have gained the experience needed to make solid choices.

🖥️ Twitch

[Elixir] Using Phoenix Channels to publish events to the UI

Erik continues to work on his Open Source project that provides closed captioning for streaming and Zoom meetings.

🤔 Zeal Interestings

A collection of cool stuff the ZEAL team found interesting this week.

tldr pages

The tldr pages are a community effort to simplify the beloved man pages with practical examples.

Google Docs switching to canvas-based rendering to improve performance, might impact extensions

Over the next few months, Google Docs will update how it renders documents to improve performance and consistency across different platforms. In Docs migrating to canvas-based rendering and switching away from the current HTML approach, Google is warning of an impact to Chrome extensions.

Starting and Finishing

Sometimes the rule is:
You don’t have to finish, but you do have to start.
And sometimes the rule is:
You don’t have to start, but if you do, you have to finish.