The opposite of small

I often use the HTML tag <small> in order make some text de-emphasized, to reduce it’s draw on the eye.  In some cases this is literally to add small print, but usually just to add additional details that the user might need first time, but probably not again, so it doesn’t want to be noticed unless the user is looking for more information.

Today I needed the opposite.  Large?  No… <big>.

In Brave, and therefore probably all the Chromium browsers (eg. Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi, etc.), this gives you a font size that is 120% the size of the parent.

As they say, every day is a school day!

How pretty are your Git diff’s?

Git is a very powerful version control tool, one that I’ve talked about a lot before. One of the great features is the “diff”, which outputs the differences between the code changes that you’ve made and the code that’s committed.  Out of the box, you get something like this… This is pretty helpful, it tells you…


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Virtual coworking space

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