In this edition: a story about choices. Plus: the implosion of Basecamp, fixing Git mistakes, Gall's Law, and a tip for Visual Studio users.
Choices, Made Intentionally
In the project my team and I are working on, we have a lot of HTML and markup that is reused, verbatim, throughout the application. Things like section headers that don't have a section body, which, due to the front-end framework we are using, also needs two wrapping <div> tags. I call these "lone" section headers, and they look like this:
To me, this is quite a lot of markup. But given our current CSS and our particular front-end framework, this is the correct way to write these headers. Still, it bothers me, more than it should; that's a lot of markup cluttering my views.
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