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Remix releases V2

We are excited to announce that after nearly 2 years of sustained effort since releasing Remix version 1 — 19 minor releases, over 100 patch releases, and thousands of closed issues and pull requests — we are releasing Remix v2 into the world today.

The MacRumors iOS 17 guide

This comprehensive guide rounds up all of our coverage, making it a great resource for casual users who haven't had a chance to test out ‌iOS 17‌ and those who might not remember all of the new features. Everything is organized by app or feature to make it easy to find what you might be looking for.

Developers fight back against Unity's new pricing model

The game developers affected by Unity’s new pricing model are striking back. A collective of developers across 19 companies, mostly based in Europe and mostly developing mobile games, has put out an open letter urging Unity to reverse course on its recently announced pricing model changes.

Proxying Plausible in Remix

Plausible is great but despite being a privacy friendly analytics tracker, sometimes it still gets blocked by blocklists who want to block all trackers, Proxying is the way to get around this.

Dill Pickle Dip

If you’re a fan of deep fried dill pickles, but don’t want a heavy deep fried treat every time, then this easy Dill Pickle Dip is just what you need.

Where is Microsoft’s handheld Xbox?

The Steam Deck has kickstarted a wave of handhelds from some of the big names in PC gaming. Asus has its Windows-powered ROG Ally, Lenovo just announced its own Legion Go handheld PC, and Logitech released a cloud-focused handheld. AMD has been quietly arming an entire new wave of Steam Deck competitors, so where is Microsoft’s Xbox handheld?

DHH on "Open source hooliganism and the TypeScript meltdown"

"I've seen a lot of true believers argue for virtues of their favorite paradigms and methods over the decades working in software. And mostly, I look at people with a passionate preference and smile. Isn't it great that people care so much about their craft that they volunteer to extol the benefits of their favorite tools!"

Horace Dediu on "the value of a customer"

As I remember it, at least 10 years ago, I began to hear anecdotes from developers who built apps for both iOS and Android about their economics.

Microsoft is using malware-like pop-ups in Windows 11 to get people to ditch Google

"There I was minding my own business in Chrome before tabbing back to a game and wham a pop-up appeared asking me to switch my default search engine to Microsoft Bing in Chrome. Stunningly, Microsoft now thinks it’s ok to shove a pop-up in my face above my apps and games just because I dare to use Chrome instead of Microsoft Edge."

Inside the Apple Vision Pro labs

“It was like seeing Fantastical for the first time,” he says. “It felt like I was part of the app.”

Linus Sebastian addresses error handling and ethics in a new video

Over a week after Linus Media Group paused video production after allegations of theft, ethical missteps, and sexual harassment, Sebastian provided a partial response to the issues and updated viewers on what’s changing.

Giving up the iPad-Only Travel Dream

It starts with what devices we need (or can live without) and cascades into charging bricks and cords and anything else that will keep us powered up and not feeling regret about having left an essential device behind.

Using “Ghost routes” in remix

Credit to Kent C. Dodds for this idea, ghost routes are a handy way to create a repeatable component route used by other child routes.

Rice Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

This is a quick, from scratch chicken noodle soup, and it cooks nicely in a rice cooker (yes, rice cookers can cook more than just rice).

D&D publisher updates policies after AI art discovered in latest book

Dungeons & Dragons maker Wizards of the Coast has acknowledged AI-generated artwork was published in its sourcebook Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giants, which released digitally on Aug. 1 for those who pre-ordered it. The Hasbro-owned company said in a statement that it will update its policies going forward to keep AI-generated or assisted work out of its publications.

Is Jamstack Officially Finished?

Earlier this week, Netlify officially killed The Jamstack Community Discord. It was a rather abrupt end, with little more than a week’s notice.

How to use Sentry with your Remix apps

Sentry is great for error monitoring, and flexible. This post will show how to add Sentry to your remix apps so it's set up for error, performance, and replay monitoring.

Elon Musk says Twitter’s ad revenue has dropped by 50 percent

Twitter is still spending more money than it’s making, according to Elon Musk. In the early hours of Saturday morning, the billionaire tweeted the company was suffering from an ongoing negative cash flow issue due to an approximately 50 percent drop in advertising revenue and heavy debt burden. “Need to reach positive cash flow before we have the luxury of anything else,” Musk said.