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  • Phoenix - "A lightweight macOS/OS X window and app manager scriptable with JavaScript."
  • (A few) Ops Lessons We All Learn The Hard Way - Life lessons & humor.
  • The 2020 State of Independent SaaS - According to MicroConf, Basecamp, and Stripe.
  • Awesome LD_PRELOAD - Lots of ways to get into trouble by injecting code on Linux.
  • Dhall for Kubernetes - Using a statically-typed configuration language to organize your k8s.
  • HardenedBSD - A security-enhanced FreeBSD fork that appears to be under active development.
  • ActiveInteractor - "Ruby interactors based on ActiveModel inspired by interactor."
  • How to think about Zero Trust architectures on AWS - This stuff gets very complex very quickly.
  • Distributed SQL vs. NewSQL - Comparison of various newer databases. Bear in mind it comes from a vendor of one of them.
  • LInQer - "The C# Language Integrated Queries ported for Javascript for amazing performance"
  • Replicache - "Replicache is a per-user cache that sits between your backend and client. Whatever you put in the server replica gets sent as deltas to the client on next sync. Any changes you make on the client replica get forwarded as requests to your service's APIs." Designed for offline-first apps, now taking early access users.
  • A Guide to Research Logbooks - From the working scientist point of viewm and focused on paper. I do find keeping an electronic logbook is useful for software too.
  • Remote Stash - "330 Tools for Remote Work." OK, that's enough now.

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"In the year 2525..." I suspect most of you lovely readers don't remember that at all.

  • Hix on Rails - Ruby on Rails project generator that lets you configure all manner of components, starting at $39.
  • Launchable - "Launchable’s core technology is a machine learning engine that predicts the likelihood of a failure for each test case given a change in the source code. This allows you to run only the meaningful subset of tests, in the order that minimizes the feedback delay." Now taking beta invitation signups.
  • quicktype - Generator that converts JSON to structures in a variety of coding languages.
  • Duet - Use an iPad as an additional display for your Mac, even if it's not new enough for the official Sidecar solution. Worth the ten bucks.
  • Design tips for developers - Learning just enough design to move your projects along.
  • Pinebook Pro – My First Impressions and Setup Tips - I'm interested in open hardware, but not interested enough to take the pain yet.
  • Tor Support in Magic-Wormhole - Worth knowing if you have files you'd like to ship around securely.
  • Inside hundreds of surveillance experiments along the US-MX border - The good news: open source investigation brings home the bacon. The bad news: too many technical people apparently happily work on this crap.

Double Shot #2524

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  • Why build this blog - or anything - on IPFS? - An argument based on ownership, resilience, and elegance.
  • SimpleLogin - Backend for an open source email forwarding service. "SimpleLogin is a privacy-focused alternative to the 'Login with Facebook/Google/Twitter' buttons."
  • Roam: Why I Love It and How I Use It - A deep look at one of the currently-trending note-organization tools.
  • Fishbole - "With Fishbole, record high-quality video explanations alongside any PowerPoint, Google Slide, PDF, Image or Screen recording and share in minutes." Free for public content, paid for private.
  • Templates - For vision, strategy, pitch, and more.
  • Realworld - Fullstack Medium.com clone demo application with swappable front and backends in a variety of technologies.
  • What is an Agile Environment? - Some characteristics of agile companies.
  • Taco Bell Programming - An argument that "functionality is an asset, but code is a liability. This is the opposite of a trend of nonsense called DevOps."

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