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Toot of the Week
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- Staff archetypes (staffeng.com)
Will Larson describes different roles that Staff engineers tend to take.
- A simple stack for today's web hacks (neugierig.org)
Evan Martin defines a very simple stack for simple web development without frameworks or complicated configuration.
- Using Zig for Advent of Code (huy.rocks)
Huy shows some Zig examples they’ve come up with for Advent of Code.
- Just Use Postgres for Everything (amazingcto.com)
Stephan Schmidt argues that unless you have a good reason not to, you should use Postgres.
- What is in a modern code editor? (blog.meain.io)
Abin Simon describes the must-have features of a modern code editor (with examples).
- Rust in 2023 (ncameron.org)
Nick Cameron lists the things he wants to see for Rust in 2023.
- Working with Rust in (neo)vim (ntietz.com)
Nicholas explains how they use and configured NeoVim to write Rust.
- Native Reflection in Rust (jack.wrenn.fyi)
Jack Wrenn introduces
deflect, a reflection library for Rust and explains how it work an in which cases it’s useful.
- Composing an observable Rust application (blog.logrocket.com)
This article explains how you can build custom Layers with the
tracingcreate in Rust.
Cutting Room Floor
- Berlin is planning a car-free area larger than Manhattan (fastcompany.com)
Adele Peters about Volksentscheid Berlin Autofrei, an organisation that wants a huge area of Berlin to be car-free.
- The best things and stuff of 2022 (blog.fogus.me)
Fogus summarises their favourite things of 2023.
- How to Improve Your Creative Thinking (every.to)
Alice Albrecht explains a few techniques to improve your creativity and generate ideas.
- The secret lives of MI6’s top female spies (ft.com)
Helen Warrell interviews three women in top positions of the MI6 (one of them is Q!)
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