Neowin: Google brings Grasshopper programming instruction tool to the desktop

Neowin: Google brings Grasshopper programming instruction tool to the desktop. “With the expansion onto the desktop, two new classes have been added to Grasshopper which are specifically designed for use on desktops and laptops and use a code editor. The aim of the classes is to give an introduction to developing webpages. The Intro to Webpages course will teach users the basics of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS in order to get them building simple webpages.”

I’m Breaking the Web: I’ve Come to Bury Feed2JS (maybe) (CogDogBlog)

CogDogBlog: I’m Breaking the Web: I’ve Come to Bury Feed2JS (maybe). “As far as I can tell, Feed2JS my long running web service that enabled ordinary humans to insert dynamic RSS feed content into web pages, is kaput. I’ve been unable to diagnose, but it seems to be an issue with cURL command inside the MagpieRSS parser library. This PHP code was released in 2004, so its startling it worked this long.” Looked at the comments and this might get fixed! Stay tuned.

Amit Agarwal: Google Apps Script for Developers

Amit Agarwal: Google Apps Script for Developers. “In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to develop Google Apps Script projects locally on your computer inside Visual Studio Code. You can write your code in modern JavaScript, neatly organized in modules, and the build environment will use Babel and Webpack to transform your code into a version of JavaScript that is compatible with Apps Script.”

Why does that website take forever to load? Clues: Three syllables, starts with a J, rhymes with crock of sh… (The Register)

The Register: Why does that website take forever to load? Clues: Three syllables, starts with a J, rhymes with crock of sh…. “If the web seems slow, blame third-party advertising and analytics scripts. Many internet users have already come to that conclusion but Patrick Hulce, founder of Dallas, Texas-based Eris Ventures and a former Google engineer, has assembled data that clarifies the impact of third-party scripts in the hope it prompts more efficient coding.”

The Register: Card-stealing code that pwned British Airways, Ticketmaster pops up on more sites via hacked JS

The Register: Card-stealing code that pwned British Airways, Ticketmaster pops up on more sites via hacked JS. “A Javascript library hosted by Feedify and used by e-commerce websites globally has been repeatedly infected this week to potentially siphon off countless victims’ bank card details to crooks.”