We’re back to building sites that are not for everyone - huge, bloated sites, running fragile imperative code on the users local device. We have started to explicitly say “I think you should have this level of tech, processing power, and bandwidth before I think you’re eligible to use my site”.
Why? Because we want to have our fun with technology. Because we don’t want to think about “edge case” user needs.
“Edge case” is, to be frank, a phrase that should be banned from all developer conversations (and then tattooed onto the forehead of anyone who continues to use it).
When we say “Edge Case” we mean “Stress Case”. In their book,
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