sasha koshka

sasha koshka's profile picture

"being mischevious"

20yo artist/programmer ❖ she/her, this/that ❖ ask me about comms!

Last active:

Mood: busy


View my: Profile | Forum Topics

Report User

SpaceHey Blog URL:

https://blog.spacehey.com/sashakity

sasha koshka's Blog Entries

[Subscribe to this Blog]

— 4 Kudos

Dependency hell

Category: Web, HTML, Tech

Have you ever used a program that was inexplicably hundreds of megabytes in size? Well it probably got that way because its authors imported a metric ton of useless garbage they didn't need, statically linked it, and left you to deal with the resulting egregious waste of disk space. If you let people import hundreds upon hundreds of libraries, they will do it. People will import these small single... » Continue Reading

» View Blog Entry

1 Comment— 1 Kudos

Quirk in webkit ::before positioning

Category: Web, HTML, Tech

It seems as though webkit browsers don't position ::before elements correctly relative to their closest positioned ancestor if that ancestor is . I use relatively positioned ::before elements to get a double border on some things on my page, notably the comments section. However, the comments section is an html table. I also have no clue why the webkit developers have failed to add backdrop-blur w... » Continue Reading

» View Blog Entry

1 Comment— 11 Kudos

My custom SpaceHey IM client

Category: Web, HTML, Tech

When I first started using spacehey I developed https://github.com/sashakoshka/imhey , which is a custom spacehey instant messenger client written in nodejs. I'm happy to announce I've made some changes and fixes to it. First, the refresh rate has been sped up and the timer lowered to match the official client, and it can now decode HTML special chars. I'm thinking of rewriting it in golang becau » Continue Reading

» View Blog Entry

— 6 Kudos

Does spacehey team know that WebSockets exist?

Category: Web, HTML, Tech

for some reason the instant messaging service doesn't use websockets to connect, it just continuously polls the server for new updates every 10 or so seconds. this not only causes extreme latency and is hardly instant, but it is doubtlessly putting unneeded load on the server. i'm aware that the instant messanger is in beta but like still, what the?? edit: ok so its actually more interesting the m... » Continue Reading

» View Blog Entry

— 4 Kudos

"Pregnant man" is a troll

Category: SpaceHey

the account https://spacehey.com/profile?id=1150437 is most likely a troll. i saw some people friending them so i wanted to warn people. its one (possibly multiple) person who has been making all these troll accounts here. they also made the account https://spacehey.com/profile?id=1150446 (cw transphobia) right afterwards it looks like. they're making blog posts on both of them rapidly, which is w... » Continue Reading

» View Blog Entry