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Taco Bell Programming
2 min · widgetsandshit.com
Ted Dziuba about Taco Bell programming: Using simple, proven and boring tools to get the job done. Thanks, Eric!
Chat GPT is the birth of the real Web 3.0, and it’s not going to be fun.
6 min · lajili.com
Johan Lajili explains why they think ChatGPT will be the (dark) future of the internet and there’s little we can do about it.
Resilience and Waste in Software Teams
6 min · jessitron.com
Jessica Joy Kerr about the importance of resilience and the price of it.
Note to future self: Beware of fake urgency
3 min · oded.substack.com
Oded Blayer about the fallacy of fake urgency.
Maybe people do care about performance and reliability
6 min · buttondown.email/hillelwayne
Hillel Wayne explains why some software is bloated and the people that are affected are unlikely to be included in the purchase decision.
Handling Integer Overflow in Rust
6 min · bmoxb.io
Max explains how integer overflow is handled in Rust.
Tauri vs Iced vs egui: Rust GUI framework performance comparison
5 min · lukaskalbertodt.github.io
Lukas Kalbertodt compares different Rust frameworks for performance including startup time, input lag and resize tests.
Release Engineering Is Exhausting So Here’s cargo-dist
18 min · blog.axo.dev
Gankra introduces a new Rust tool to simplify distribution management and tries it on a personal project.
Rust’s Ugly Syntax
4 min · matklad.github.io
Alex Kladov argues that what some people describe as “ugly” syntax in Rust is mostly due to semantics.
Rust to WebAssembly the hard way
23 min · surma.dev
Surma compiles Rust to WASM without bindgen to show what steps are necessary and why. Thanks, Jan!
When Rust hurts
16 min · mmapped.blog
Roman Kashitsyn talks about three things where Rust fell short for them.
[Watch] A Rust-Based, modular Unikernel for MicroVMs
25 min · fosdem.org
Stefan Lankes introduces RustyHeemit, a unikernel written in Rust.
Rust vs. Haskell
32 min · serokell.io
Jay Zelenskyi compares Rust and Haskell, very interesting to see the similarities and differences.
Why Go and not Rust?
9 min · kristoff.it
Loris Cro in a very opinionated love-letter to Go.
Adding Webmentions to Your Site
4 min · rknight.me
Robb Knight explains how they added Webmention support to their website, including Mastodon reactions!
Why I’m not the biggest fan of Single Page Applications
9 min · matuzo.at
Manuel Matuzovic explains some commonly overlooked downsides of using single-page-applications.
Using HTML as a compile target
9 min · blog.yoshuawuyts.com
Yoshua Wuyts explains why they think html should be strongly typed.
Senior IC Reading List
2 min · valhead.com
Val Head has three book recommendations for senior IC designers. Thanks, Jan!
Visual design rules you can safely follow every time
7 min · anthonyhobday.com
Anthony Hobday has a list of design rules that you should remember.
You kinda want an orange favicon.
11 min · chriscoyier.net
Chris Coyier about the best color for favicons.
Teenage Skeuomorphic Desktop Designs
2 min · maggieappleton.com
Maggie Appleton has a bunch of screenshots from 2009 showcasing custom icons and wallpapers. A trip down memory lane.
Cutting Room Floor
How to Create Luck
7 min · swyx.io
swyx argues that you can create luck and showcases some systems to do so.
The real aim of big tech’s layoffs: bringing workers to heel
9 min · latimes.com
Brian Merchant argues that the recent tech layoffs at Amazon, Google and Microsoft were to gain more power over the tech workers.
A Note on the Cargo Cult of Zettelkasten
5 min · boffosocko.com
Chris Aldrich about the dangers of cargo cults, specifically the Zettelkasten.
Living Room: Declutter
1 min · jofreund.com
Johannes Freund explains how they mounted their TV to a 300 year old beam with a custom VESA mount.
A guide for Van Life in Japan
31 min · kumazen.com
kuma explains how to live in a van in Japan.
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