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The Littlest Development Device?

under life

Do you remember back in the day when "netbooks" were all the rage? Those mini-laptops from the late 2000s that compromised computing power for a small form factor and a competitive price tag?I just recently re-entered that world with the GPD...

Introducing cHTTP; or, Why Pure Rust Is Not A Worthy Goal

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Friends, today I have two messages to share with you. The first is to introduce to you a new library for the Rust language that I have poured some of my tea-powered energy into, so that you may be informed of its purpose and design. The second is much...

Embedded vs. External Web Servers

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Firstly, Twitter's 140 character limit is too short for sharing thoughts longer than one or two sentences. I regularly question my development practices and sharing my internal debates is a good way for me to analyze the arguments, but I tend to sound...

Terminal Setup Tour

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There are three types of developers in the world: Those who occasionally use the terminal for compiling, version control, or for handy scripts. Those who swear a GUI is better for everything. Those who prefer to use the terminal for most everyday tasks...

Farewell Disqus

under web development

You might notice a fresh look down below in the comments. That's because I am no longer using Disqus to host comments on.There's probably been plenty written about the state of Disqus, and frankly I'm not all that pleased with Disqus as of late either....

A Big Shift

under life

No, I haven't forgotten about this blog. In fact, I plan on experimenting a bit more with it than in the past -- perhaps you might find it useful or interesting, for some strange reason. A number of interesting things have happened during the last several...

Iterators Are Awesome

under architecture

Iterators are awesome. Maybe you've heard this before and already are an iterator master, but for a surprisingly large number of programmers, the term "iterator" is a scary term that reminds you of your confusing Software Engineering class in...