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I'm Morgan, my main account is @raphaelmorgan and I'm a transmasc programmer! I've finished very few projects bc ADHD, but I can make games (in Unity or just with JavaScript, vanilla or node.js), Minecraft plugins, websites, and more! I'm also a fan of Star Trek (especially DS9), Magic: the Gathering and TTRPGs (especially DND and Lancer)
I also post art and stuff on my main but this is a techie account!

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Oh also I'm disabled and very vocal about it
Programming is my dyslexia superpower and one of the few things I can do the longest/most without physical pain
I would be building robots but God nerfed me with arthritis and poor

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naming my request and response objects "rq" and "rs" just to feel something

oh so apparently the reason we're not supposed to use Element.innerHTML is that people can run code from ur website (and like do fetches and whatever)??? y'all we can do that anyway with the console, you should be making it harder for running code client side to fuck anything up, not just avoiding innerHTML so that ppl can't run code client side 🤦‍♂️

ftr I wouldn't be using "ul.firstChild" in any real application of this I just forgot to make the li a variable lol

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finally figured out how to easily make the line someone's currently in into a list
now I'm gonna find out this is insecure af or something
(ignore all the errors, ya boy can't write things)

cw: alt text is transcription of code so may not be entirely screenreader friendly, I have no idea how to make it so

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Little headsup, Mastodon developers seem to be testing a language selector in the posting interface (see attached image).

The idea is you set the language you're posting in which will make it easier for other people to filter your post out if they don't speak it.

You can already set your default language in the Preferences/Settings section, but the idea of this new feature is to let you optionally change the setting for each particular message. This is handy if you toot in several languages.

I have no idea if/when this will be rolled out, the developers' instances often get test features like this.

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dyslexia is just being good at programming until you have to use a word with an m in it

imagine someone replaced a very popular browser extension with one that uwuifies every webpage
uwuifier.com/

and like, let ppl just permanently claim a domain for free
(and then obvs prevent other ppl from tryna use that domain)
this would require a site as well prolly, where ppl can register these domains and access the dns
the TLD of said website could even be .dns bc that's not a current TLD listed here data.iana.org/TLD/tlds-alpha-b

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wanna create a browser that recognizes a bunch of other tlds as long as the domain is in a certain database

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I really should dig up and dust off the code base for Artifice and put it on GitHub.

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ableism 

the neurodivergent urge to write an essay about how autograders for CS classes are ableist actually

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Academentia 

This type shit is why I just do my little retro thing. Modern tech sucks.

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Photo of cat 

My child sat in the rainbow from my suncatcher. Look, it's Gleepbow Brite!

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Hey, would anyone around here be interested in commissioning websites? I'm wondering if we could make some money off of building websites for people.

We don't know the Faddy Frameworks, but we can write a pretty good pure HTML/CSS/JS site!

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