“play with it”, “quick feedback” and “binary debugging”

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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There is a lot of talk in the tech industry about the performance of developers. You can hear plenty about the role of a talent, experience, and motivation. “Be a talent scout!”, “We hire only seniors”, “Give them equity” …

https://blog.daftcode.pl/the-secret-of-high-performing-developers-c3c41966eca9

 

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better event-driven programming using flexible state

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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This is a true relic- the few who can spend the time and read it will be rewarded with the gift of understanding state. Using the complex example of…. a calculator:

At first glance, this approach seems to work just fine. Indeed, when you launch the calculator (available for download at <www.cuj.com/code>), you will certainly find out that most of the time it correctly adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides. What’s there not to like? However, play with the application for a while longer, and you’ll discover many corner cases in which the calculator provides misleading results, freezes, or crashes altogether.

Source: Who Moved My State? | Dr Dobb’s

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VIM Adventures

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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VIM Adventures is an online game based on VIM’s keyboard shortcuts. It’s the “Zelda meets text editing” game. So come have some fun and learn some VIM!

Source: VIM Adventures

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Zopfli Optimization: Free Bandwidth (?)

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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Source: Zopfli Optimization: Literally Free Bandwidth

This is a little off subject, but space (= bandwidth) optimization is just as important as algorithmic optimization. That said – there is a cost to applying compression solutions globally in your system, as this article gently notes. Handle with care.

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What the F* is an EC?

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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Source: AWS in Plain English

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Adam from Vioozer has shown me the error of my ways: why memorize these horrible names and icons when you can remember these instead?

 

Cool stuff!

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tldr.js |tldr that man page

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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Source: tldr.js | a tldr-pages web client

I spent my last two years in HUJI and my first 18 months at my first gig mostly reading man pages. Never again.

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Why client-server must die | InfoWorld

Adam Lev-Libfeld

A long distance runner, a software architect, an HPC nerd (order may change).

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Old models of computing always tend to linger too long, but client-server was based on a fallacy — and needs to go away sooner rather than later

Source: Why client-server must die | InfoWorld

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