Inspired by my friend and colleague Dan Stephenson, today I celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving by acknowledging and contributing to some of the many things that make my life on the web – and web development – significantly better, as I did least year. This season my selection includes:

Today I’d like to encourage you to reach out to the developers, designers, coders and podcasters that make your life easier, and help out however you can: whether by writing documentation or transcripts, donating to open source projects, or simply dropping them a note to tell them you appreciate their work; every little bit helps.

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