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A short note on how I use and render footnotes

Last week I added a small feature to this website, changing the way it renders footnotes. That prompted me to write this quick note about how I use footnotes, and…

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Testing the contents of generated HTML

Matteo Vaccari continues his testing of template-generated HTML by describing tests for the contents of that HTML. He shows how to gradually build up the template, using Test-Driven Development in…

Analytics

Change in housing prices where you live

I don’t know about you, but where I live, the housing prices keep going up, and they just seems way too high. Is it like this everywhere? For The Washington…

Analytics

Passwords and their Discontents

This article originally appeared in Business Age. In commentary supplied to Business Age, I shot my mouth off saying that passwords are a poor solution for authenticating users–but none of…

Analytics

Visualize This (2nd ed.): A real book that’s almost here

Visualize This is a real book now! The official publication date is May 29, but you might get it early if you order now, depending on where and when you…

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Using markup for fallbacks when fetching data

Juntao Qiu’s next data fetching pattern looks at how to specify fallback behavior using markup. This allows developers to pull such declarations out of the JavaScript components and into the…

machine-learning

Test-Driving HTML Templates

When building a server-side rendered web application, it’s valuable to test the HTML that’s generated through templates. While these can be tested through end-to-end tests running in the browser, such…

Analytics

Mapping Hacker News

Wilson Lin used an abstract map to visualize 40 million posts and comments from Hacker News. He calls it the Hackerverse. Lin described the full process of scraping, using text…

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Power BI May 2024 Feature Summary

Power BI May 2024 Feature Summary Source: PowerBI

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Copilot in Microsoft Fabric is now generally available in the Power BI experience

One of the biggest opportunities we’re seeing is in accelerating the path to a data-rich culture by enhancing the productivity of your data teams and making analytics more accessible to…