Firefox is back as a contender for the best browser, even though admittedly the criteria for that are very subjective. Some would say that having a browser that respects your privacy wins from the get-go, but a lot of users (me included) are big fans of convenience (like automatic password syncing), which Firefox can do now!
As many nerds I have a super hard time to not try a thing I read about, so I’ll try to trim down your journey of trying out all the best fonts that are made specifically for code editing.
A good font can make your development experience more pleasant by having everything more easily readable and also to prevent typos between characters that in other fonts are close to indistinguishable like lower
l and uppercase
I or the digit
A theory I share with many people is, that natively compiled code will lose many advantages and also the significance of advantages, compared to interpreted, JIT-compiled code. Here are my 800-something words on what I expect of Firefox OS and app/platform development in the future.
The kickoff in my head
I want to point some of the things out, that I was thinking about when I listened to Linux Outlaws 301. It’s a great linux podcast, that Lennart recommended to me a while ago and I’ve been keeping up to date with Fab and Dan ever since.
In their episode Fab questions why he would have a web app compared to a native app on his phone. Overall he is positive towards Mozilla’s initiative and their work on Firefox OS, but this skepticism towards web-apps struck me. Continue reading “Firefox OS – The Web goes Native”