How to rebase stacked Git branches - Adam Johnson - 29-03-2023 - When working on a feature, you might split it into several stacked branches, so you can merge each one separately. But updating such branches can be annoying, since you have to manage each one. Git 2.38 (2022-10-15) makes such updates easier, with the ability to rebase a stack of branches at once, with the new --update-refs. Let’s look at a couple of examples.
An aperiodic monotile exists! | The Aperiodical - 23-03-2023 - - Actual aperiodicity news on The Aperiodical! This is probably the biggest aperiodicity news we’ll ever cover here: David Smith, Joseph Samuel Myers, Craig S. Kaplan, and Chaim Goodman-Strauss…
Microservices are a Big Ball of Mud | Code-Held - 11-01-2023 - - Over the past years I attended hundreds of interviews. Many candidates proudly told tales on how they develop their projects with a microservice architecture. Often (I don’t want to say “always”, but from my memory I think it actually is “always”) it does not require many questions to see that they used a rocket launcher to kill a mouse. Microservices are hard. Everyone who experienced the pain of operating such an architecture can relate to it. The complexity kills you at one point or the other. You already had to do multiple refactorings of your architecture - because your domains didn’t work out. I wonder - why is this architecture so appealing to developers? And then I remember what I found them appealing 10 years ago.
Post 43: Intentionally Making Close Friends — Neel Nanda - 06-12-2022 - One of the most valuable experiments I ever ran was intentionally practicing the skill of making close friends, and this directly led to most of my friends today. This post is the story of that experiment, and distills the lessons learned
A Vim Guide for Advanced Users - 01-12-2022 - - We continue our walk on the path leading to Vim mastery by reviewing crazy Vim functionalities which will increase even more your productivity.
The HTTP crash course nobody asked for - 25-11-2022 - HTTP does a pretty good job staying out of everyone's way. If you're reading this article, there's a solid chance it was delivered to you over HTTP. Even if you're reading this ...