In the course of my work I sometimes test features on unreleased, upcoming versions of browsers. Earlier this week I opened up the upcoming version of Chrome only to find that the Medium’s development environment — the system we use to build Medium every day — wouldn’t load. Instead, all I saw was this error:
Our development environment worked in the stable version of Chrome, so there had to be something different about this new version. After some sleuthing, I figured out what had changed.
Our development domain name, standard.dev, wouldn’t work in the new version of Chrome unless we accessed it through a secure connection or changed the name. As I read more about the issue I learned that it’s not just Chrome, and we’re not the only ones who face this problem. …
Slack is a wonderful tool, but when it’s not configured correctly, it can become a distraction. Let’s fix that.
Press ⌘T or ⌘K to jump to any conversation
Do you want to talk to anyone on Slack? Press ⌘K or ⌘T to jump to any conversation, channel, or group on Slack. No more digging through sidebars!
Hover over the channel name and click the star
Once you’ve joined more than a few channels, it becomes tricky to pick out the conversations you care about from the rest. Starring channels, groups, and users will restore a little bit of your sanity. …