A good April Fools joke is to add:
#define if(x) \
if ((x) && (rand() < RAND_MAX * 0.99))
to some global precompiled header.
I like #Flutter and all, but it's still very early for its prime time.
Doing i18n is PITA, the tools are not very convenient, translation platforms of course don't support Flutter's architecture, iOS (Cupertino) look and feel only supports English, so during translation I need to translate the theme itself as well, etc...
All issues are fixable (well, I'm still working on the last one), but prepare for extra work in areas that are solved in standard Android for (mostly) free!
All it took for these fiends were 24 hours
I wonder how that's better than sticking to Python ecosystem
Taken from early version of 386BSD source code:
/* RRRIIINNNGGG RRRIIINNNGGG */
Is it worth using #make?
(APFS has replaced previous HFS+ filesystem in macOS)
An ebook with serious amount of information about a very early version of Linux (v0.12) + lots of x86-specific knowledge:
Very interesting position for everyone interested in learning about x86. Info is dated, yes, but still lots of this stuff is used even today. Plus, as a bonus, a Chinese version of the same book :)
#Rust, when a bug is sold as a feature:
"That is, calling create_dir_all concurrently from multiple threads or processes is guaranteed not to fail due to a race condition with itself."
#Dart VM internals:
The document is not complete yet, but still it already contains lots of interesting information about #Dart language and it's runtime.
It would be awesome to have a different language running on Dart IL, because currently Dart ecosystem is very isolated (OMG, it's full of Dart!). I'm just wondering if Flutter/Fuchsia will have impetus high enough to make it happen, I have my doubts, but would like to see it happen nonetheless (i.e. Scala).
Some thoughts about reproducibility of random numbers using C++11 generation engine and distribution functions.
#TIL In 18th century, men and women used bathing machines, so that they won't see the opposite sex in their swimwear.
The "those were the times" saying has no power here I guess!
Typical nerd next door, uses C++ when nobody's watching.
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