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Tweet of the Week

every morning is a beautiful day to mute a new word about crypto — @ow



Software Engineering

  • Batteries included with Emacs (karthinks.com)

    Karthik Chikmagalur showcases some builtin features and modes of Emacs.

  • Only 90s Web Developers Remember This (zachholman.com)

    Zach Holman about six technologies from the nineties (remember marquee?).

  • OOPS writeups (surfingcomplexity.blog)

    Lorin Hochstein shows the structure of their OOPS write-ups and shows some examples.

  • Notes On [the Rust] Module System (matklad.github.io)

    Aleksey Kladov shares some thoughts about the Rust module system.

  • Merge Queues with Bors (kflansburg.com)

    Kevin Flansburg explains Bors, the bot that guarantees that the main branch will always compile by pipelining and testing branches.

  • Modern CSS Reset / Global Styles (joshwcomeau.com)

    Josh Comeau has a simple CSS reset and goes into details for each rule. Did you know the *-selector is not slow after all?


  • Fun with Red Star OS (sizeofcat.ru)

    sizeof(cat) boots North Korea’s operating system, the apps installed and the general vibe.

  • Flatpak Is Not the Future (ludocode.com)

    Nicholas Fraser about the rust of Flatpak and it’s many downsides (first of all, bloat).

  • The Operator Pattern in Nomad (andydote.co.uk)

    Andy Dote applies the Operator Pattern from Kubernetes to Monad.

  • NixOS: Headless Home Assistant VM (myme.no)

    Martin Myrseth set up a Home Assistant VM on NixOS and explains the configuration and pitfalls.

  • How to Learn Nix (ianthehenry.com)

    Ian Henry has a guide on Nix, hoping to improve the documentation by showing misunderstandings and frustrations. I’m not done yet but I remember having some of the same questions when starting to look into this.

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