“Svelte is a radical new approach to building user interfaces. Whereas traditional frameworks like React and Vue do the bulk of their work in the browser, Svelte shifts that work into a compile step that happens when you build your app.”
I went through the interactive tutorial, and I liked it.
“In this post I’ll provide a brief introduction to design systems and describe the advantages and use-cases for having one. After that, I’ll show Base Web, the React implementation of the Base Design System which helps you build accessible React applications super quickly.”
Michael Arrington, Silicon Valley tech leader and founder of TechCrunch, is starting a hedge fund based on the Ripple cryptocurrency. While there have been other funds set up to invest in various digital currencies, this is the first one to actually be denominated in a cryptocurrency, rather than in dollars or euros.
“If you are a dyed-in-the-wool software developer, you probably don’t need to be convinced to use Git. But even if you aren’t, there are a lot of things you can do with Git that don’t fit the usual mold.”
“In 1993, a Linux engineer found a nonintuitive case with load averages, and with a three-line patch changed them forever from “CPU load averages” to what one might call “system load averages.” His change included tasks in the uninterruptible state, so that load averages reflected demand for disk resources and not just CPUs. ”
A great bit of research explaining not just what “load average” means in general, but how and why Linux load averages are computed differently from other *nix systems.
In a component-oriented application, a suggestion that code should be organized by (more-or-less) stand-alone features, rather than layers of system architecture (authentication, database, ui, api, etc.)