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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan.

21 May 2018

Party Like It’s 1999

Make Frontend Shit Again isn’t the antidote to modern, anodyte, corporate-friendly web design we need, but the one we deserve. It’s pretty much a one-page greatest hits album for late 1990s websites hosted on Geocities, Angelfire, Tripod, etc. The idea was that the web used to be fun, and that corporations and capitalism ruined everything.

Isn’t that what corporations and capitalism usually do? And hasn’t frontend always been shitty?

Regardless, I like the idea of saying “fuck it” to the modern web and going back to hand-coded or copypasta HTML and CSS with JavaScript that does nothing but animate shit.

Bootstrap, Foundation, React, Angular, Vue.js and the like can fuck right off. Ain’t nobody gets paid enough for any of that shit.

If it doesn’t work in lynx, it doesn’t fuckin’ work. HTTP POST or GTFO!