Yes! The risks of using 3rd party URL shorteners outweighs any perceived benefit.
To Rowe, the doctor at Connecticut Children’s, it’s frustrating to see so much innovation in making vaccines, and so little in actually getting them to people. “How much money was put into the science of making the vaccine? How much money is being put into the distribution?” she asks. “It doesn’t matter that you made it if you can’t distribute it.”Just over here screaming internally after every paragraph of this article.
"Are you developing public services? Or a system that people might access when they’re in desperate need of help? Plain HTML works."Good reminder that web design can fail without accessibility.
"...by telling people to put sensitive data (such as credentials, configuration files, etc) it's a really dangerous lesson for our teams. We're teaching people to blindly trust arbitrary websites that they don't have any relationship with, nor have fully audited the source code, when posting potentially sensitive data."This is an excellent reminder that I can take a little extra time and make my own validator and make sure my processes don’t rely on external tools like these.
"Since most of the time WebP is used alongside JPEG fallback, by using WebP you will essentially double your storage costs with little benefit."ah-HA! Unless all of your images < 500px you don't get a big benefit moving to WebP when you can use MozJPEG for encoding.