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ReasonML: Strict, powerful and forgiving - A great intro to ReasonML. ReasonML is a typescript style competitor to JS, along with reasoning and a short comparison to other competitors in the space. In case you've not gone through the ...
How to index your tables to make your queries perform far more efficiently.
Understand what is going on under the hood of your queries.
Lua is cool, been around a long time, and here is a deep dive into its design. Everyone will learn something useful from this article.
How to keep PostgreSQL updated on the status of our tables so it can run queries as efficiently as possible.
Eliminate the bloat in your database with vacuum and autovacuum.
This week the spotlight is on Milligram, which was created by CJ Patoilo.
Milligram is a super lightweight CSS framework, only weighing in around 2KB when minified and gzipped. It's pretty detailed for such a minimalist UI library and it has a...
WebAssembly's post-MVP future - Mozilla publishes the pièce de résistance on WASM--where it started, where it's at, and where it's going. Seriously, don't miss this. They outline the full development process and the long term...
We will be using Elixir, a little phoenix ( little ), and React 360. You can read up on each here:
It should be noted that it is, at the time of writing this, hard to find good supporting docs for React 360, it has been...
This is one in a series of weekly spotlights on cool projects in the open source community that are looking for exposure or assistance. If you'd like your project to be featured, hit up us up at support at this domain and let us know about...
We put together a playlist with some songs we love to listen to while coding. We thought you might enjoy it.
Give us some suggestions in the comments or on twitter @smoothterminal
Understanding pg_hba.conf, postgresql.conf, and how to use them to tune our systems.
Dropbox traffic infrastructure: Edge network - An overview of how Dropbox keeps exabytes of data available and fast
3 Ways We're Using Elixir to Solve Real Problems - Websockets, Webhooks, and load balancing, Oh my!
Getting up and running with PostgreSQL.
Our weekly spotlight of a cool project in the open source community that is looking for exposure or assistance. If you’d like your project to be featured, hit reply and let us know about it.
elm-beam is an experimental compiler for running Elm on...
This week in neural networks... PyTorch, which provides "tensors and dynamic neural networks in Python with strong GPU acceleration", released a preview of their 1.0 release this...
Production ready starter kits for the React Native ecosystem.
Java 11 license changes, Two discussions of retained developer wisdom, CA passes more useless laws, Dropbox drops the mic after a major Python 3 migration.
Tortoise is an MQTT client written for Elixir. MQTT is a lightweight machine to machine pub/sub protocol. Tortoise’s goal is to wrap the message passing nature of MQTT in a library that feels natural to an Elixir developer—that is, passing a...
Deploy our smart contract to the Ropsten Ethereum network while learning about Metamask and Faucets.