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Salma Alam-Naylor

I write code for your entertainment.

Location Manchester, UK Joined Joined on  Personal website https://whitep4nth3r.com/ github website twitter website

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Senior Developer Relations Advocate at Sentry

The future of Jamstack is anti-capitalist

The future of Jamstack is anti-capitalist

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Ramblings about JavaScript scope, weird errors and frameworks

Ramblings about JavaScript scope, weird errors and frameworks

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How to deal with API rate limits

How to deal with API rate limits

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How to fix error: invalid character in entity name in RSS feeds

How to fix error: invalid character in entity name in RSS feeds

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Fallbacks for HTTP 404 images in HTML and JavaScript

Fallbacks for HTTP 404 images in HTML and JavaScript

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Everything I install and set up on a new MacBook as a web developer

Everything I install and set up on a new MacBook as a web developer

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A story about HTTP status codes and why you should read documentation

A story about HTTP status codes and why you should read documentation

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How to use jQuery with Astro

How to use jQuery with Astro

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From LCP to CLS: Improve your Core Web Vitals with Image Loading Best Practices

From LCP to CLS: Improve your Core Web Vitals with Image Loading Best Practices

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How I deploy my website using my Apple Watch

How I deploy my website using my Apple Watch

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The best light/dark mode theme toggle in JavaScript

The best light/dark mode theme toggle in JavaScript

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The universal CSS * selector isn't actually universal

The universal CSS * selector isn't actually universal

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Hide text in CSS pseudo elements from screen readers with this one weird trick

Hide text in CSS pseudo elements from screen readers with this one weird trick

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The Acronyms of Rendering on the Web

The Acronyms of Rendering on the Web

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2022: what I made, what I learned, and what I didn't do

2022: what I made, what I learned, and what I didn't do

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How to get the user’s timezone in JavaScript with Edge Functions

How to get the user’s timezone in JavaScript with Edge Functions

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A responsive striped CSS gradient inspired by 80s VHS tapes

A responsive striped CSS gradient inspired by 80s VHS tapes

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Single-page applications, multi-page applications, the history of Twitter tech, and a failed project

Single-page applications, multi-page applications, the history of Twitter tech, and a failed project

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Personalize your static site based on a previous site referral

Personalize your static site based on a previous site referral

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I changed my mind about writing new JavaScript frameworks

I changed my mind about writing new JavaScript frameworks

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Rewrite your git history in 4 friendly commands

Rewrite your git history in 4 friendly commands

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What's the difference between : and :: in CSS?

What's the difference between : and :: in CSS?

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Rewrite HTML and transform page props in Next.js with Next.js Advanced Middleware

Rewrite HTML and transform page props in Next.js with Next.js Advanced Middleware

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Add personalization to static HTML with Netlify Edge Functions — no browser JavaScript required

Add personalization to static HTML with Netlify Edge Functions — no browser JavaScript required

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How to view Google Lighthouse scores for your site in Netlify

How to view Google Lighthouse scores for your site in Netlify

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Should I write a new JavaScript framework?

Should I write a new JavaScript framework?

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How to deploy an Astro site

How to deploy an Astro site

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Build a business card CLI tool

Build a business card CLI tool

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Level up your link previews in Slack

Level up your link previews in Slack

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What is Jamstack?

What is Jamstack?

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We're all living on it. But what exactly is The Edge?

We're all living on it. But what exactly is The Edge?

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HTML is all you need to make a website

HTML is all you need to make a website

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How I massively improved my website performance by using the right tool for the job

How I massively improved my website performance by using the right tool for the job

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How to format dates for RSS feeds (RFC-822)

How to format dates for RSS feeds (RFC-822)

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How to delete all merged git branches with one terminal command

How to delete all merged git branches with one terminal command

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Why you should ship your silly side projects

Why you should ship your silly side projects

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Previewing your posts — how to build the best decoupled content management workflow for your static site

Previewing your posts — how to build the best decoupled content management workflow for your static site

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How to deploy your Netlify site with an Elgato Stream Deck

How to deploy your Netlify site with an Elgato Stream Deck

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How I improved your Google Lighthouse SEO score with a lot of research and one quick PR

How I improved your Google Lighthouse SEO score with a lot of research and one quick PR

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Debug your CSS layouts with this one simple trick

Debug your CSS layouts with this one simple trick

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How to use really long environment variables in Netlify functions

How to use really long environment variables in Netlify functions

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An introduction to GraphQL and how to use GraphQL APIs

An introduction to GraphQL and how to use GraphQL APIs

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How to load responsive images in AVIF and WebP using the HTML picture element

How to load responsive images in AVIF and WebP using the HTML picture element

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TIL: How to use GraphQL variables to give my queries type safety

TIL: How to use GraphQL variables to give my queries type safety

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Next.js Dynamic Routes With Contentful's GraphQL API — with Jason Lengstorf

Next.js Dynamic Routes With Contentful's GraphQL API — with Jason Lengstorf

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What is a REST API?

What is a REST API?

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Why I love Polywork as a developer advocate — and it's not for the reason you think

Why I love Polywork as a developer advocate — and it's not for the reason you think

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Ecommerce and Next.js on the Jamstack — with Colby Fayock

Ecommerce and Next.js on the Jamstack — with Colby Fayock

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How to build a personalized image social sharing app with Cloudinary and Next.js

How to build a personalized image social sharing app with Cloudinary and Next.js

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Why I love building with Next.js — a fireside chat with Cassidy Williams of Netlify

Why I love building with Next.js — a fireside chat with Cassidy Williams of Netlify

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Tech Talk: How to prevent the collapse of society by building an accessible web

Tech Talk: How to prevent the collapse of society by building an accessible web

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What is an API?

What is an API?

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A Next.js complete beginner tutorial using the Spotify API

A Next.js complete beginner tutorial using the Spotify API

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How to avoid using relative path imports in Next.js

How to avoid using relative path imports in Next.js

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How I set up my new Next.js projects with a handy bash script

How I set up my new Next.js projects with a handy bash script

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How to add Algolia InstantSearch to your Next.js application

How to add Algolia InstantSearch to your Next.js application

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How to filter entries by linked references in GraphQL

How to filter entries by linked references in GraphQL

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How to use GitHub actions and Contentful webhooks to show your latest blog posts on your GitHub profile README

How to use GitHub actions and Contentful webhooks to show your latest blog posts on your GitHub profile README

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Rich Text field tips and tricks from the Contentful DevRel team

Rich Text field tips and tricks from the Contentful DevRel team

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How to make your font sizes accessible with CSS

How to make your font sizes accessible with CSS

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