Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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September 14th, 2019

@tjmonsi Standardization is slow, and should mini apps get standardized, then they will experience the same. Finding compromises is hard. Right now, each mini app platform just does their own thing, and it mostly seems to work: dev.to/tomayac/a-quic….

via Echofon in reply to tjmonsi

@marcus_lindblom @bdc I have made a toggle that initially respects the user’s system preference, but then allows them to override it: npmjs.com/package/dark-m…. More info: web.dev/prefers-color-….

via Twitter Web App in reply to marcus_lindblom

@adamzea Nice! A neat addition for people would maybe be a toggle, so they can check out the photography in different lights: npmjs.com/package/dark-m….

via Twitter Web App in reply to adamzea

I disapprove of this proposal becoming a web standard (as web technology usage doesn’t mean it’s “web”), but fully approve of hearing their arguments: MiniApp Standardization White Paper. Especially interesting is the gap analysis: w3.org/TR/2019/WD-min…w3.org/TR/mini-app-wh…

via Twitter for iPhone

@jerroenbakker For these browsers (all browsers in fact), you can still use dark mode, just with a manual toggle (github.com/googlechromela…), and share the same code with browsers that support the media query. Follow this stylesheet architecture web.dev/prefers-color-…

via Twitter Web App in reply to jerroenbakker

@asmallteapot @rrrrrrrix The media query is widely supported nowadays (web.dev/prefers-color-…). A couple of mobile and desktop browsers also have a forced dark mode for sites that don’t make use of the media query, e.g., for Chrome, search in chrome://

via Twitter Web App in reply to asmallteapot

@jxnblk @studio_hungry @chatsidhartha My recommendation is to initially adhere to the user’s system preference, but to offer an opt-out: web.dev/prefers-color-….

via Twitter Web App in reply to jxnblk

💡Two interesting posts by @rem:

Any other tag in the <head> that isn’t one of <title>, <meta>, <style>, <script>, <base>, or <link> will automatically be moved into the <body>: remysharp.com/2019/09/13/hea….

Why <p> doesn’t need a corresponding closingremysharp.com/2019/09/12/why…

via Twitter for iPhone

@darianrosebrook @hyumankind @Media For more info on the media query, check out web.dev/prefers-color-…. In the article, there’s also a section on such a toggle: github.com/googlechromela…. 🌒

via Twitter Web App in reply to darianrosebrook

Snowden So I get stopped in the hallway as I’m carrying this old computer that I need to copy the files, and one of the chiefs asks: ‘What are you doing with this machine?’ And I look at him frankly and I say: ‘Stealing secrets.’ theguardian.com/us-news/ng-int…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:48 AM, Sep 14th, 2019 via Echofon)

@johnbburg Setting a dark theme on your system should be enough, but currently there’s a bug bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/iss…, so temporary you need to launch Chrome with these two flags:

—enable-features=WebUIDarkMode —force-dark-mode

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to johnbburg