Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.

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We’ll call this the “A” edition. It wasn’t intentional, but everything seems to start with the letter A with the exception of the first one, which arguably could be filed under Analytics…

Minimal Google Analytics Snippet
While this site has moved entirely from GA to Fathom, this is a great tool for those who want to include Google Analytics without importing the full library. Works with React and Vue.js.
Autumn - macOS window manager for JavaScript hackers
An amazingly slick, hackable window manager with a full JavaScript API and built-in IDE. If you’re familiar with Hammerspoon, think of this as a polished GUI alternative with all the built-in tools you’d need to hack elegantly (in JavaScript instead of Lua). I’m having a few issues with responsiveness in the demo, but I’m excited about the possibilities.
Amber: fake video solved.
The future of video fakes (aka deepfakes) is terrifying. A verification and authentication system is going to be more and more essential as we move forward. Amber makes a good stab at solving the challenge.
It’s a CLI for dad jokes. I have nothing more to add, other than this is going to be a login function for me now. My new fortune.
anime.js - JavaScript animation engine
A really nice library and complete API for JavaScript/CSS animations.

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