Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Now at @tomayac@toot.cafe

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

January 2023

@tunetheweb I’ve heard better excuses before. Now swing by the office already. 😂

via Twitter Web App in reply to tunetheweb

cramforce @andrewingram As the wise @tomayac once said: you always need to AB test your site with the AB testing service against the site without it.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:58 AM, Jan 24th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

@cramforce @andrewingram This was peak performance Tom who said that. I still stand by the statement.

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@AnaestheticsApp Wait. You were there? If we spoke, I didn’t realize it was you. If we didn’t speak, what a missed opportunity. I’m terrible remembering faces, but I don’t know how you look like.

via Twitter Web App in reply to AnaestheticsApp

JorgeCasar Para el que se lo perdiera, el viernes publiqué el número 12 de .

- structureClone (inspired by @vidalitapower)
- Speedometer
- trace.cafe de @paul_irish
- cositas sobre de @tomayac.
- charlas en @teacht3ch y @CodemoMadrid

jorgecasar.substack.com/p/estandarte-12

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:43 PM, Jan 23rd, 2023 via Twitter for iPhone)

If you’re looking for a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with the right mindset, look no further than David Masover: linkedin.com/feed/update/ac….

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Send your 🔥 questions to @tunetheweb@webperf.social for the upcoming panel with the Chrome team at the GDG Berlin meetup tonight. RSVP ➡️ goo.gle/web-2023-meetup.

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SSSVG: an interactive SVG reference: fffuel.co/sssvg/. Immediately see what each option 🎛️ does in code and the shapes🔺🔵!

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Thank you for your service, Arthur! Followed your docs since the early days of Polymer and now @buildWithLit.

If you need a tech writer, please reach out to Arthur!

♥️💛💙💚♥️🫡 twitter.com/devdocdude/sta…

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@dotproto Thank you for your service, Simeon! I’m sad and disappointed. All the best for the future!

♥️💛💙💚♥️🫡

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to dotproto

Incredibly sad to see my colleague Simeon be let go 😔 from Google. He’s an expert in the Chrome / Web extension ecosystem. If you’re active in this field, be sure to reach out to him! twitter.com/dotproto/statu…

via Twitter for iPhone

tomayac ♥️💛💙💚♥️🫡

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 6:12 PM, Jan 20th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

@kennethrohde @fabiospampinato @perjerz34 It’s best to bring such feedback forward on the Issue tracker of the spec: github.com/wicg/compressi…. Thank you!

via Twitter Web App in reply to kennethrohde

(To clarify, I don’t know yet if I’m affected personally. The joys of living in a country with protective labor laws. It could be months until there’s clarity.)

via Twitter Web App in reply to tomayac

♥️💛💙💚♥️🫡

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quicksave2k 💁 Here’s one tip for you today:

Use AudioWorklet to process audio from the user’s microphone on the Web. It is really good for very low latency audio processing.

Learn how with this brand new media pattern: web.dev/patterns/media…

web.dev/patterns/media…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:57 AM, Jan 20th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

OpenWebAdvocacy A great new tool from @tomayac to compare Native like capabilities on the Web.

howfuguismybrowser.dev outlines support for a wide variety of features important for various applications.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:47 AM, Jan 20th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

@othermaciej You can see the full list in this sheet: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…. There are some pre-Fugu APIs indeed. We called the predecessor to Fugu internally Project Fizz, see @slightlylate’s summary from 2015: developers.google.com/web/shows/blin…. We see these API

via Twitter Web App in reply to othermaciej

No, Mastodon isn’t perfect, but after x-posting from Twitter to Mastodon for a long time (thanks for bearing with me), I’ve now fully switched to Mastodon toot.cafe/@tomayac and will from hereon instead x-post my toots (not boosts) via moa.party

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🙋 My browser…

👉 `Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 16_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) GSA/243.0.495136164 Mobile/15E148 Safari/604.1` 👈 (Google in-app browser)

…is 🟥 16% Fugu 🐡!

How Fugu 🐡 is youhowfuguismybrowser.devpic.twitter.com/AqT5cr9bQO

via Twitter for iPhone

SingleStoreDevs Last week @tomayac introduced a Wasm build of SQLite that runs completely in Chrome.

developer.chrome.com/blog/sqlite-wa…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:45 AM, Jan 19th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

🙋 I just found an app…

whatwebcando.todayoJ 👈

…that uses 37 Fugu 🐡 APIs!

How Fugu 🐡 is the Web? Find out by installing the extension fgoo.gle/how-fugu-is-th…c2CG and shareeWpic.twitter.com/b2I9tlCT02CT02

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🙋 I just found an app…

excalidraw.com5q 👈

…that uses 9 Fugu 🐡 APIs!

How Fugu 🐡 is the Web? Find out by installing the extension fgoo.gle/how-fugu-is-th…c2CG and shareeWpic.twitter.com/oq2sAG7Suv7Suv

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ChromiumDev 🤔 What advanced web capabilities does your browser support?
🤔 What are the web apps that make use of these capabilities?

💡 To answer these questions, check out a browser testing site and a browser extension by @tomayac.

developer.chrome.com/blog/how-fugu-…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:29 PM, Jan 18th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

ChromiumDev @tomayac 🙋 I just found an app…

web.devEk 👈

…that uses 2 Fugu 🐡 APIs!

How Fugu 🐡 is the Web? Find out by installing the extension fgoo.gle/how-fugu-is-th…kFCx and shareeWpic.twitter.com/wTE2TxdXSodXSo

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:29 PM, Jan 18th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

ChromiumDev @tomayac 🙋 My browser…

👉 `Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/110.0.0.0 Safari/537.36` 👈

…is 🟩 74% Fugu 🐡!

How Fugu 🐡 is yours? Find outhowfuguismybrowser.devVAhH and sharewspic.twitter.com/373jN3ViayViay

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:28 PM, Jan 18th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

🙋 My browser…

👉 `Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 16_3 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/16.3 Mobile/15E148 Safari/604.1` 👈

…is 🟩 20% Fugu 🐡!

How Fugu 🐡 is yours? Find outhowfuguismybrowser.devrLhapic.twitter.com/C4ZWi5coec

via Twitter for iPhone

The maximum expiry time for cookies 🍪 is 400 days in Chrome (developer.chrome.com/en/blog/cookie…), following RFC 6265bis httpwg.org/http-extension…. Before, you could set your cookies to expire effectively never. Why 400 days? For sites like your tax office’s that yo

via Twitter Web App

Hello @elonmusk 👋. A couple of third-party @Twitter clients are having @TwitterAPI “re-authentication required” problems. Among them @echofon and @feather_ios, which are both down. Hope your team can fix the issue! Hugs 🤗!

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@TheRealPomax @humphd To be fair, most minimal modern websites probably won’t need a SQLite database. 😅 But I hear you!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to TheRealPomax

@humphd @TheRealPomax Doing it in Wasm land has the advantage that it’s easier to update when security issues are detected, unlike with baked-in sqlite engines in browsers. The Web SQL spec literally required a certain sqlite version. Wasm allows for fu

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@AnaestheticsApp The library uses the OPFS, the origin private file system, and requires a web worker context.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to AnaestheticsApp

@basketball_gm Quota-managed storage mechanisms are: cache storage, IDB, service worker, media license, OPFS, Web SQL (the last is of course soon history).

via Twitter Web App in reply to tomayac

@basketball_gm Okay, scrap that. When it hits your origin, _all_ quota-managed storage mechanisms get purged. The way if it hits your origin gets decided is by looking at all quota-managed storage mechanisms of all origins and then purging by LRU.

via Echofon in reply to tomayac

ChromiumDev Chrome 110 Beta is now available, find out what’s included in the release post developer.chrome.com/blog/chrome-11…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:30 PM, Jan 12th, 2023 via Echofon)

@basketball_gm My current understanding is that the data would be persisted and not purged under memory pressure. I will check back with engineering for an authoritative answer.

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@pesterhazy @ChromiumDev Here’s some more documentation on the file locking behavior: sqlite.org/wasm/doc/trunk….

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No. 1 on Hacker News (news.ycombinator.com/item?id=343529…) with my article “SQLite Wasm in the browser backed by the Origin Private File System”: developer.chrome.com/blog/sqlite-wa…. Doing DevRel on Project Fugu 🐡 is such an incredible joy and honor!

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benmorss SQLite, now available in the browser!
Wasm binary is ~300K and speed is comparable to Web SQL.

Now lots of databases can add the web as a back end. Who’s next? twitter.com/ChromiumDev/st…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:39 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Echofon)

Educated myself about micro frontends via @AnfibiaCreativa’s site microfrontend.dev. Reading @martinfowler’s example alongside (martinfowler.com/articles/micro…) helped my understanding on top.

via Twitter for iPhone

@RReverser @jaffathecake I made a similar remark about `response.ok` to Jake, and usually have a check like you in my code when I `fetch()`.

via Echofon in reply to RReverser

jaffathecake 📝 The gotchas of unhandled promise rejections, and how to work around them.

jakearchibald.com/2023/unhandled…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:13 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Echofon)

tunetheweb After a lot of analysis we’ve published “Our top Core Web Vitals recommendations for 2023” - the 9 things (3 per CWV) that sites can do to most impact their website performance in 2023.

web.dev/top-cwv-2023/

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:10 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Echofon)

igalia Igalia Brings MathML Back to Chromium: Now shipping in stable (109)!

Learn more + find links to our podcast and more in

igalia.com/2023/01/10/Iga…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:52 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Echofon)

csswizardry 📖 Why Not document.write()? I’ve written up everything I currently know about what exactly makes document.write() *so* bad for performance: csswizardry.com/2023/01/why-no…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:46 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Echofon)

@pesterhazy @ChromiumDev See sqlite.org/wasm/doc/trunk…: […] multi-threaded use of a single database handle is not possible in the JS environment. […] The exception is if a database is stored in persistent storage, but concurrent access to a single datab

via Twitter Web App in reply to pesterhazy

@nelapilled @ChromiumDev In the SQLite team’s measurements, this technology was actually _faster_ than Web SQL in many cases. Be sure to check back with the team if you’re interested in learning more. They may be willing to share their benchmarks.

via Twitter Web App in reply to nelapilled

ricmac I check in with @slightlylate, @tomayac and @mtomweb from @OpenWebAdvocacy on three key issues for the web: 1) JavaScript performance woes caused by React, 2) Progressive Web Apps, and 3) Apple browser ban. thenewstack.io/2023-web-tech-…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:37 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

ChromiumDev The official 🛢️ SQLite Wasm port, backed by the Origin Private File System for 💨 maximum performance:

developer.chrome.com/blog/sqlite-wa…

Check out @tomayac’s article and demo for all details!
(This is our replacement for the deprecated Web SQL, but it’s interesting for all SQLite users.)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:26 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

Web Audio developers rejoice: starting from Chrome 110, you can now choose the audio destination programmatically. @quicksave2k has documented the details in developer.chrome.com/blog/audiocont… and created a neat demo at sinkid.glitch.me.

Audio to Sink B! ↘

via Twitter Web App

GoogleDevEurope 💻 🌐 What are the next use cases to unlocking on the web platform?

Ask @tomayac at the upcoming web meetup @GDGBerlin!

RSVP ➡️ goo.gle/web-2023-meetup pic.twitter.com/d9fUJM1xLn

via Sprinklr Care (retweeted on 4:01 PM, Jan 11th, 2023 via Twitter for iPhone)

@erickoleda @ChromeDevTools Hard same, just that I built up my SOAP experience as a Google intern: I created the first AdWords PHP client library—called APIlity (word play on “ability” & “API”, no one got it)—as part of my ad-hoc self-created intern p

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(If you read the source code glitch.com/edit/#!/jagged…, don’t judge me for lack of error handling and parsing XML with RegEx in the response, because this was just a demo and also: YOLO!)

via Twitter Web App in reply to tomayac

Triggered by a question regarding XML request logging in @ChromeDevTools, I created a small 🧼 SOAP API client demo: jagged-abrupt-baritone.glitch.me. It’s incredible we tended to do Web services this way. I used `fetch()`, but what a missed opportunity to dig opic.twitter.com/uetKv9of9n

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Understanding Authentication In Websites—A Banking 🏦 Analogy:smashingmagazine.com/2023/01/authen…c. Well-written post with code samples linked at the end. Good to recall the concepts of authentication every now and then—even if you’re not concerned with imple

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A brilliant MVP guide ⤵️ by @Keithamus on how to create Web Components the modern way! 👏 As a practical start, there’s a scaffolding tutorial for how to write a `<toot-embed>` custom element: webcomponents.guide/tutorials/mast…. twitter.com/Keithamus/stat…

via Echofon

shadeed9 🌟 New: Conditional CSS

I wrote about my thoughts on why I think CSS is conditional in many ways, and how I enjoy writing CSS with that mindset. Happy reading!

🔗 ishadeed.com/article/condit… pic.twitter.com/YjfweoOHs4

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:27 AM, Jan 10th, 2023 via Echofon)

@LeaVerou @jimniels @JoshWComeau @bjornornorn It’s definitely my immediately formed mnemonic after learning about all of those color channel options: the okay lifetime channel habit, oklch(). 🎨

via Echofon in reply to LeaVerou

JSPartyFM Is GitHub’s “.” feature’s editor a progressive web app or is that a web app or an app or whatever is it?

🗣 @tomayac on jsparty.fm/254 pic.twitter.com/WoeZiLcIXa

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:10 PM, Jan 9th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

@pepelsbey_dev It’s a relatively simple Tonor TC 777 mic with a third-party cheap stand off Amazon: tonormic.com/collections/ga….

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“So what I’m getting to is maybe Progressive Web Apps have just succeeded because we build them and don’t really think about it anymore.”—From the teaser vidyoutu.be/lbbj5aPlEAAs for the JS Party podcast 🎧 I was on a while ago to talk Projchangelog.com/jsparty/254

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I’m at the “What’s my LDAP again?” stage 🤔 of continuing where I left off in 2022. Happy first workday of 2023 to those who celebrate! 🎉

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rniwa_dev Declarative Shadow DOM is getting enabled by default in WebKit: commits.webkit.org/258566@main

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:22 PM, Jan 7th, 2023 via Echofon)

36degrees Wrote a blog post about an interesting Safari bug that we looked into… (*checks watch*) a little over a year ago.obyford.com/posts/the-safa…J8

Better late than never, I guess?

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:17 PM, Jan 7th, 2023 via Echofon)

ChromiumDev Blink Intents help structure and regulate how features make their way into the Blink rendering engine.

Catch the latest episode of to learn more about Blink and how Blink Intents work → goo.gle/3ikLYv5 pic.twitter.com/TGFnt86Wzh

via Sprinklr Care (retweeted on 2:12 PM, Jan 7th, 2023 via Echofon)

Vertigo87 Hello Berlin!
📅 January 23rd | 5.30PM | Google Berlin office

Join the squad and get a glimpse into what’s coming to the Web in 2023 🚀🚀🚀
Don’t forget to bring your questions for the afterwards!

Check the agenda and register:
goo.gle/web-2023-meetup pic.twitter.com/rfCvTXZSQh

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:13 PM, Jan 6th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

henrylim96 Looking forward to meeting the Chrome Team in person on 23 Jan at Google Berlin office! 🐻🐡🐠🌭

🎟️ Sign up here:
gdg.community.dev/events/details…

@GDGBerlin

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:07 PM, Jan 5th, 2023 via Echofon)

@jaffathecake @RReverser Looking forward to coming back to work on the 9th. Not.

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Rich_Harris TIL about publint.dev (and the associated package —github.com/bluwy/publint/…f) by@bluwyooo, which helps find common errors in npm packages (e.g. incorrect ESM setup). this should be a part of every prepublishOnly script and CI process

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:12 PM, Jan 5th, 2023 via Echofon)

b1tr0t What are your thoughts on using OS share capability to share content between apps on Windows or Macs. Is this a common user behavior? Do you use it? Esp. interested in hearing from folks who started with a multi-touch device as their first device.

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:52 PM, Jan 4th, 2023 via Twitter Web App)

chriscoyier What does it look like for the web to lose? chriscoyier.net/2023/01/04/wha…

via Jetpack.com (retweeted on 6:50 PM, Jan 4th, 2023 via Echofon)

@jh3yy Many feed readers like @feedly support iframes, for example for YouTube embeds. Probably OK to leave them in. Non-supporting feed readers will simply not render them or display them as a link.

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@roderickhsiao @Tinder @ChromiumDev Thanks for having made a lasting impression when it comes to Project Fugu 🐡 APIs: developer.chrome.com/blog/fugu-show…. All the best for whatever comes next!

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@PixelAmbacht All the best and congratulations! 🎈

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@fgnass @rikschennink Yes, same here. Thanks for documenting this. I dug out the relevant “reading further” links in twitter.com/tomayac/status….

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A not so obvious trick in the post below ⤵️ is the _setting_ part of `HTMLInputElement.files`:
- pqina.nl/blog/set-value…
- html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/inpu…
- developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web…

If you need to save back to the opened file(s), try the File System Access APweb.dev/file-system-ac…twitter.com/rikschennink/s…

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Nice “Share to Mastodon” Web Component by ⁦@justinribeiro⁩: justinribeiro.com/chronicle/2022….

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Vjeux The browsers now have all the APIs to do fast video editing, but there’s seldom any documentation for it. I spent the last 3 weeks getting re-encoding of a mp4 file to work and documented the hell out of it. Hopefully you can build cool stuff on-top of it github.com/vjeux/mp4-h264…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:38 AM, Jan 2nd, 2023 via Echofon)

@shadeed9 As someone new to right-to-left website creation, RtLStyling.com was incredibly useful for localizing my app SVGcode (svgco.de) to Arabic and Hebrew. From the `dir` attribute to more subtle things like styling a `<details

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