Week 27 of 2022
Weeklies are my notes of things not big enough for a blog post but worthy of being mentioned and linked to. Find all of my Weeklies at /weeklies.
This week I moved to a new country and that's taken most of my time and I have read way less than usually. And due to not having local mobile subscription yet, I've been mostly reading offline stuff rather than hanging out in the webs.
Microsoft To Ban Commercial Open Source from App Store by Denver Gingerich and Bradley M. Kuhn
Open source world had a few interesting news this week. First one came from Microsoft that decided to ban profiting from open source apps from their app store. Software Freedom Conservancy wrote a good article about why and how it's a problematic decision.
Python Package Index starts requiring MFA for critical projects
Another story from the open source world was Python Package Index – PyPI – requiring multi-factor auth for "critical projects", meaning 1% of the most downloaded ones. It caused a lot of discussion and strong opinions from both sides of the opinion.
The Overlap of Screen Readers and Keyboard by Marcy Sutton
Accessibility is a topic I'm always eager to learn more and this short example by Marcy Sutton about making sure to keep your interactions and state changes accessible to screen readers was a great read.
Matias built a fun game with Rust where you're in charge of gravity and movement of a block, attempting to manipulate the environment through changes in the intensity of the gravity to successfully navigate to your goal.