For two years in 2020 and 2021, I shared Wikipedia’s worldwide browser statistics on Mastodon under #browserstats. They looked a little something like this: As the data includes the browser’s major version, I wondered whether I could use this to follow the adoption rate through each browser’s release cycle. The short answer is… Yes! Here…
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Should I substr(), substring(), or slice()?
What’s the deal with these string methods, and how are they different?
How to protect yourself from npm
What’s the worst that could happen after npm install?
Measuring Wikipedia page load times
This post shows how we measure and interpret load times on Wikipedia. It also explains what real-user metrics are, and how percentiles work.
Today, I’d like to challenge the assert.ok and assert.not* methods. I believe they may’ve become an anti-pattern.
PhantomJS for CI (anno 2014)
How did Apple create Safari, and what is PhantomJS?