About every six months or so I get bored with my setup and go poking around in an attempt to spice things up. One of the first things I start messing around with is my text editor theme. The last two however, I never got around to releasing and now seems like as good a time as any.
Ah the 80 character line limit. It’s the first thing in nearly any styleguide and it came to be largely because of the width of the IBM punched card from the ‘20s. Nearly a century later and it’s as common as ever. Is it time for a change?
If you were like me, at some point you read somewhere about this cool new thing called PJAX. Essentially, instead of issuing normal HTTP requests when navigating a site, links are fetched and loaded via AJAX to avoid full page refreshes. The site feels much more responsive. This isn’t without it’s quirks however.