I've been working at Mozilla for almost six years, and today is my last day. We finished the last project I was working on, and I felt it was a good time to have a break and then go do something different. Six years is a lot of time in tech, so I wanted to write this to reflect about my work there.
It had been around a year and a half since my latest Ludum Dare, so I was really eager to join the game jam this past weekend. My goal: make a game from scratch (code, art, music) in 48 hours. The theme for this edition was “Deeper and deeper” and I made a tiny game about an elf trying to return home, which you can play on Itch.io.
Excerpts are short extracts of an article —usually the first sentences—, and are used in blogs to show only a fragment of a post, either to break a long article and put a “Read more…” link, or to display a list of posts with a bit more of context than just the title. In this article I’ll share how I implemented excerpts for this website.