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Thoughts on the process of learning software development. Being individually good is still only part of the equation. To really get big stuff done, you need a coherent team, which requires its own separate curve. That's why I prefer to find great people and work with them over many years; when everyone knows each other's strengths, weaknesses, preferences, etc. and can finish each other's sentences, then things get really fun. You can move together like a school of fish with very little "management". Coding fish.
What every beginner absolutely needs to know about the journey ahead
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Quake 1 rendered on a Hitachi V-422 oscilloscope.

That's freaking awesome.
A summary of some problems I faced when tinkering with Quake to get it play nicely on an oscilloscope. After seeing some cool clips like this mushroom thing and of course Youscope, playing Quake on a scope seemed like a great idea. It ticks all the marks that make me happy: low-poly, ...
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Yeah +Arnold Maestre. I don't even know what suprises me most here : is it that someone managed to make this work ? Or is it that someone started to work on this thinking that this could work eventually....amazing...
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A successful invention is one that's widely copied. Reading over this summary of the new language features of #Typescript 1.4, it's impossible to not be struck by how much Typescript is borrowing directly from #Ceylon . When news about the Ceylon project first leaked out, the project was widely ridiculed, with one journalist describing Ceylon as "tempest in a teapot". I felt more than a bit exposed, and was forced to deeply question whether this project was really worth sticking with. The support of +Mark Little, +Stéphane Épardaud, and +Tako Schotanus convinced me to keep going. Now, we have friendly, quickly-growing, community, and other languages, starting with Kotlin, and now also Typescript, Flow, Crystal, Dart, and even Python all borrowing some of our ideas, and I feel a rather deep sense of vindication. Thanks everyone for your support over the last few years! #AllIsProceedingAsIHaveForseen  
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Awesome collection of sed one liners for new Linux/Unix/BSD/OS X users and sysadmin http://sed.sourceforge.net/sed1line.txt

‪#‎gnu‬ ‪#‎unix‬ ‪#‎linux‬
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Simulating network slowness, request delay, etc.

Writing Web components, sometime I have to show a spinner (or other hints) to indicate loading of data (via Ajax). This is usually done by adding a class when loading and removing it when data come.
But to test this can be hard if the server is quite fast and the payload is small.
In the past, I just added a sleep() call in the server, to have time to see the changes in action. But it might not be always possible or convenient.
I just found out a useful little application (for Windows) able to delay (or throttle, etc.) a request, up to 3 seconds: Clumsy is an open-source software, small, without install, and doing well its job.

http://jagt.github.io/clumsy/index.html
clumsy makes your network condition on Windows significantly worse, but in a managed and interactive manner. Introduction. Leveraging the awesome WinDivert library, clumsy stops living network packets and capture them, lag/drop/tamper/.. the packets on demand, then send them away.
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Very interesting. I wonder if JVM-based languages rely on this sort, too... :-)
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Functional Programming With Ceylon
Functional Programming has permeated the programming language landscape in the last ten years, usurping and in some cases obsoleting the principles of object oriented programming.  Pure functional languages such as Haskell, Clojure, F# and OCaml have gained...
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Maîtrisez enfin l'une des commandes les plus mal utilisées de Git : git-rebase.
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Ceylon fibonaccIterable with Curry+Let+Destructuring.

value fiboLoop = curry(loop<Integer[2]>)([0,1]);
{Integer[2]+} fibonaccIterable =
   fiboLoop((pair) => let([current, next] = pair) [next, current+next] );
printAll(fibonaccIterable.take(100)*.first);
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