Kaizen Today I Learned by Ville Säävuori

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I tweeted few months ago about a productivity hack of mine of keeping a LOCAL_NOTES.md file inside of the projects I work with. I never wrote more about it but as I’ve noticed using these even more lately I decided it was time to document this better. Lowering Cognitive Load I’m a big believer in collaborative project management tools like ticketing systems, intranets, and wikis.

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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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