Low tech is high tech - 123dev #99
Posted on November 22, 2022 • 2 minutes • 324 words
Documentation comes in many forms. If you want a great article about documentation go back to the very first issue of this newsletter. Once I have learned how something works the best way for me to understand how to use it is with examples.
This week I’ve been building something without any example code. There is a high level spec, an example (full) implementation, but no simple examples. It has taken me much longer than I expected to reverse engineer my use case without any examples.
The entire world has been impacted by this war, and two people paid the ultimate price last week when rockets hit Poland. This war has been going on for 9 months and should never have happened in the first place. It’s not over yet and I’m not sure how it’ll end, but I hope it does soon.
SSH has been a versatile tool throughout my career. SSH tunnels is something I have to look u the syntax for every time. This visual representation will hopefully help me remember how each type of tunnel works.
A Visual Guide to SSH Tunnels (with labs) — iximiuz.com SSH port forwarding explained in a clean and visual way. How to use local and remote port forwarding. What sshd settings may need to be adjusted. How to memorize the right flags.
Every programming language has features I don’t know about, but usually they’re not features I feel like I would use. This one looks really useful in a lot of situations.
TIL—Python has a built-in persistent key-value store — remusao.github.io Simplex Sigillum Veri
Make is one of the tools I love to hate. I put off learning it for a long time because I didn’t understand it and thought there were better tools. There are better tools, but none as universally available as make.
Your Makefiles are wrong · Jacob Davis-Hansson Blog on programming and stuff around it