• Simon Willison shares his excitement about AI-enhanced development tools like ChatGPT and GitHub Copilot, which save time and effort in figuring things out.
  • He describes how these tools have helped him work on projects that he previously thought were not worth investing time in.

Key terms:

  • GitHub Copilot: An AI-powered code completion tool that helps developers write code more efficiently.
  • CORS: Cross-Origin Resource Sharing, a security feature that allows web applications to request resources from a different domain.
  • Starlette: A lightweight ASGI framework/toolkit for building high-performance asyncio services in Python.
  • Datasette: An open-source tool for exploring and publishing data, providing a simple way to share data and create APIs.


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