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The GIL sucks.
"Just use a non-GIL implementation!"
Which? The one stuck on 3.4 or the one stuck on 2.7?
"Just use multiprocessing!"
Just hit a nail in with a pile driver!14
Can someone please explain why LISP and LISP inspired langs breed the most insufferable twats?
I mean, just look at this, I'm trying to learn Clojure and happened across this site/slash book: braveclojure.com
>Chapter 7 - Clojure Alchemy: Reading, Evaluation, and Macros:
>The philosopher’s stone, along with the elixir of life and Viagra, is one of the most well-known specimens of alchemical lore, pursued for its ability to transmute lead into gold. Clojure, however, offers a tool that makes the philosopher’s stone look like a mere trinket: the macro.
> The -> also lets us omit parentheses, which means there’s less visual noise to contend with. This is a syntactic abstraction because it lets you write code in a syntax that’s different from Clojure’s built-in syntax but is preferable for human consumption. Better than lead into gold!!!
>Chapter 10 - Clojure Metaphysics: Atoms, Refs, Vars, and Cuddle Zombies:
>The Three Concurrency Goblins are all spawned from the same pit of evil: shared access to mutable state.
>In fact, Clojure embodies a very clear conception of state that makes it inherently safer for concurrency than most popular programming languages. It’s safe all the way down to its meta-freakin-physics.
And look at this: https://quora.com/Why-are-Lisp-prog...
It reminds me of Python before the data-science craze and its adherents thought IT was God's programming language.1
NativeScript 8 is released
- They move old docs to v7.docs.nativescript.org
- All links in Google broken
- Search bar on v7.docs.nativescript.org is broken
Can these people do anything right? Look at how Google does it, give me one domain that lets me switch versions.
Jesus Christ, Docker Desktop for Mac is fucking garbage.
Did you start your containers with an alternate compose file? Well, fuck you, we are goddamn idiots who don't know what the fuck we are doing and our piece of shit GUI just doesn't know how the fuck to deal with that.1
I don't like these business of bots that mark issues stale and close them. Is an issue no longer an issue cause it hasn't been seen too properly?3
Why doesn't Google buy Bluestacks to help speed up the official emulators?
Why doesn't Google just speed up the official emulators?5
Want to use RFCOMM on iOS.
Need to enrol in MFi program.
I have a complex project that now has to support BLE cause an iOS app is required. Can someone explain why the fuck Apple does this shit?4
I'm shopping around for response formats for my JSON API. They all suck.
What API have you used that's had the most sensibly formatted responses?
I'm leaning towards Slack's + some of JSON:API5
When I think about "collapsing the stack" (more out of the box features), I realise that Microsoft was way ahead of the curve.
Deno aims to make everything so much simpler because it has squashed all the tools you need into one (whether it's in one binary is just a detail), but Microsoft was already doing this with C# and Visual Studio years ago.
I do not mean to suck off Microsoft, I just wish the open source community would leave its tribalism mentality and see how corporations have tried to make developer experience better.
"What do developers actually need?" is not a question many open source projects ask.
It's slowly happening with Deno and Go leading that front, but we have a long road ahead of us.6
My name is Steve.
My age is none of your business.
I've been a very good boy this year.
If I could have any present in the world, it would be an embedded, serverless PostgreSQL.
Just quickly add this column to live, bro. What? What do you mean you need to write a "proper" migration? It's just a simple extra column I need!1