Around the Web – 20200417

Brett M. Nelson - Friday, April 17, 2020

And now for somethings to read (or watch) over the weekend, if you have some spare time that is.

Free April Month

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GitHub is now free for teams

The GitHub Blog – Nat Friedman – Apr 14, 9:00 AM – We're happy to announce we're making private repositories with unlimited collaborators available to all GitHub accounts. All of the core GitHub features are now free for everyone. 🎉 Until now, if your organization wanted to use GitHub for...

npm has joined GitHub

The GitHub Blog – Jeremy Epling – Apr 15, 12:00 AM – We're excited to announce that GitHub has completed its acquisition of npm. The public npm registry will always be available and free for the millions of developers who use it. Now that npm is officially part of GitHub, we're beginning work on our...

Virtual Dreamin is coming soon!

Salesforce coding lessons for the 99% – Apr 13, 9:03 PM – Virtual Dreamin and the most star studded speaker lineup of all time goes live in a month! Since it's totally online and free, there's really no reason not to register for the event! Streaming online May 16 – 17, 2020 24 straight hours of...

ResizeObserver in WebKit

WebKit – Jan 24, 10:00 AM – For years now, web developers have desired the ability to design components that are responsive to their container instead of the viewport. Developers are used to using media queries against viewport width for responsive designs, but having media...

Museum opens up art collection to Animal Crossing fans

Polygon – Michael McWhertor – Apr 16, 3:34 PM – The Getty Center and Getty Villa in Los Angeles are closed to visitors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but art lovers can visit the museum's collection virtually, in a way, through Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The J. Paul Getty Museum's...

Join Meetings from A Galaxy Far, Far Away with These Star Wars Backgrounds

StarWars.com – StarWars.com Team – Apr 16, 8:55 AM – Have an upcoming video call? Don't dial-in from your living room — send your transmission from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon. StarWars.com is excited to present a galaxy of virtual Star Wars backgrounds that you can use in any online...

Till Next Week

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