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Weeknotes 2022/15 - Dexie, SQL.js, and the Limits of LocalStorage

I started a new Slipmat.io sub-project where I’m working with DJ music collections and playlists. This introduces some interesting problems when done with Web technologies as we’re mostly talking about displaying lists of thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of rows of data in one view. Rendering super long lists is not common nor generally a smart idea in the browser in general, but this spesific case is more like the Finder on macOS than a typical Web app.

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TIP: Hiding and Showing Admin Links

Publicly visible links to site admin/staff functionality is bad practice that is surprisingly common even today. Besides being harmful security-wise, it’s also bad for usability as it adds unnecessary navigation possibilities to non-admin users. Thing is, it’s also very easy to fix. Here’s an oneliner that I’ve used in many projects:

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