The Modernizr feature-detection script now includes four tests for flexbox support, which you can use to target browsers with varying levels of support more precisely. Last week, Modernizr was updated to version 3, and with that upgrade gained some useful new tests for flexbox support.
We are in need of volunteers to assist us with the Learn WordPress in a Day workshop. We need help with help with setting up, cleaning up after, and, most importantly, providing assistance to participants if they get stuck as they are led step-by-step through the building of a website.
The civic tech community and our Civic Hall/Personal Democracy family lost one of its giants yesterday. Jake Brewer was killed while on a charity bike ride outside of Washington, DC. He was 34 and leaves a spouse, Mary Katherine Hammer, a two-year-old daughter Georgia, and a child on the way.
Critics, including the wife of imprisoned pro-democracy blogger Raif Badawi – sentenced to 1000 lashes for blogging about free speech – say that the appointment is “scandalous” and means that “oil trumps human rights”.
I have something in common with Ahmed Mohamed: as a youngster, I was also an electronics enthusiast. At his age and even earlier, I frequently took apart electronic devices – anything from my own toys, to broken things around the house, and even that dirty garbage-picked black and white TV my parents dragged home that they knew I’d have a blast playing with (I did.)
We’ve been hosting various WordPress installs on the same server, as well as subdomain and subfolder multisites on nginx, but I had to fix a new subsite on a WordPress install that included another WordPress instance as a subfolder.
“We lost our Jake yesterday, and I lost part of my heart and the father of my sweet babies. I don’t have to tell most of you how wonderful he was. It was…”