Stuff I’ve Read in June 2022 Part 2

Sun 26 June 2022, tagged: Read

Dev

Oh SHIT Git!!!

I really think git is one of the biggest mistakes projects can make… but we are where we are and most developers are really just sheep. GitHub is great though.

https://ohshitgit.com/

SVG files from python

https://github.com/orsinium-labs/svg.py

C++ 23 Status Report

Lots of interesting things in here for the bleeding edge of C++.

https://github.com/steve-downey/papers/blob/master/wg21-status.org

Sciter

pretty cool alternative to Electron apps.

https://sciter.com/

Nodezator

Interesting node editing tech in Python

https://github.com/kennedyrichard/nodezator

The ever present C++ ABI break debate

https://cor3ntin.github.io/posts/abi/

Technology

OpenOffice is dead

But OpenOffice is a better name than LibreOffice

https://www.arencambre.com/2022/06/22/why-is-apache-clinging-to-openoffices-corpse/

Killing queries in PostgreSQL

https://adamj.eu/tech/2022/06/20/how-to-find-and-stop-running-queries-on-postgresql/

Netboot OS installer

Useful tool for netbooting a box and then installing an OS across a network

https://netboot.xyz/docs/

An abuse of the DNS protocol for fun.

https://www.dns.toys/

Impressive dashboard in Jupyter Notesbooks

https://mljar.com/blog/dashboard-python-jupyter-notebook/

FreeBSD Day on 19th July

https://freebsdfoundation.org/national-freebsd-day/

Why are webcams so bad?

They really are bad, but mostly good enough in my opinion.

https://reincubate.com/support/how-to/why-are-webcams-bad/

Bitmap PC Fonts from back in the day.

Always love a nerdy resource which exists for its own sake.

https://int10h.org/oldschool-pc-fonts/

Human

If operating systems were beers.

https://beerme.com/beeros.php

Fired before he even started work

This could have been me!

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20201110-00/?p=104434

Google cancelling things

Cencorship is often about the low hanging fruit because it’s all you can trust AI to do.

https://susiebright.substack.com/p/terminated

EOL

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