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time! Let's call it dragfyre 101.

I'm a (front-end) web dev, educator, blogger, dad, husband, Baha'i, and world citizen. I have deep thoughts about human nature and character, virtue , cooperation, , , , & , , , , , and the interaction of all of the above. Google me and you'll find me on Twitter, Reddit, Youtube, Wikipedia, etc. I try to do the right thing. No politics or drama plz, and keep it SFW kthx.

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So, I've posted an about myself, but maybe it's time for one for my .

- @xyzzy: Interactive text adventure that posts random scenarios hourly.
- @lol: Mashes up toots from the public timeline at .
- @videodreams: Dreamy gifs made from 100% free online content.
- @laughingman: Tracks the Laughing Man's rampage through old public domain videos.
- @bahai: Regular quotes from the Bahá'í sacred writings.
- @bahai: The latest from various Bahá'í news feeds.

Quoth @lol: "The whatwg killed the web. and now it’s been stung by a fruit fly."

To all of you educators: What's the best format for a beginners' coding/programming class?

Well, hello, all you spambot followers. I toot sparingly, preferring my retinue of (see pinned toots) to do the talking for me. I'd love for you to follow them too; after all, like follows like and each seeks the company of his own kind.

so uh, I have 1.2k followers now, mostly spambots with 0 toots and 0 followers, it seems. @jrenken any way to block/mass-delete followers from a single instance?

Workin' on a Sunday. Hope I don't get hit by lightning.

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If you desire with all your heart, friendship with every race on earth, your thought, spiritual and positive, will spread; it will become the desire of others, growing stronger and stronger, until it reaches the minds of all men. #inspiration #quotes #bahai

Quoth @lol: "Be the change you want to see a cappuccino here, on the floor."

Quoth @lol: "I'm playing fallout 2 which is way less stable than it was *incredible*. perfectly melty, and the flavor was so spot-on my non-vegan friend said she wouldn't have suspected it wasn't dairy cheese."

Quoth @lol: "'hey andy how's your new dating life going?' well tonight i made dinner for the whole 'having avoiding that will make your life better in the world."

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Quick fediverse diversity survey: who here speaks English as a second language? What is your mother tongue? What other languages do you speak?
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Luke Childs:

"When you need to deploy an emergency update on your server but you're in the northern Thai jungle without your laptop..."

archive.fo/PM38G

twitter.com/lukechilds/status/

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Quoth @lol: "Had another near-memory crash. mostly bittorrent i think, the wages of sin are death."

food 

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@dragfyre I prefer vanilla javascript on top of HTML5 with CSS3. For productivity I have created my own cross-browser polyfill library.

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Ok folks. What's your favourite language / framework for web apps? Throw 'em at me, perhaps with a brief rationale. (And feel free to boost this. 🎺)

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@noorul @dragfyre Please allow me to suggest #Clojure.

Why Clojure? - clojure.org/about/rationale

Have a try at clojure clojurescriptkoans.com/

Comprehensive nutshell -
yogthos.github.io/ClojureDisti

Clojure is used by small dev teams to develop and deploy applications at lightning speeds which are performant and scalable (#JVM). It also has access to the entire #Java ecosystem.

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