Trending videos this week on the DailyDrip
ElixirConf 2017 was this week. Go take a look at some of the talks like Thinking in Ecto and Writing an Editor in Elixir. You can take a look at the schedule or watch all of the talks. [ed. I’m giving a talk on the Firestorm Forum in a few hours.]
Facebook announced Yarn 1.0. The package manager is now averaging right below 3 billion package downloads per month. New features in Yarn 1.0 include Yarn Workspaces, Auto-merging of lockfiles and selective version resolutions.
Sean Han built an app to illustrate how a blockchain works. You can install the app via command line or try it out in the browser. Learn about blockchain basics in a fun way, and read about what keeps a blockchain immutable.
Alex Devero has six simple tips for you on how to write clean code. Top tips include making code readable, using meaningful names for variables, and letting every function or method only perform one task. Alex argues that your code will be easier for team onboarding and easier to follow if you follow his six tips. Read all of his tips and get started writing some clean code.
Headless Chrome is way faster than PhantomJS, shows @Hartator. In his tests, he shows Headless Chrome is more than twice as fast as PhantomJS while consuming a third less memory. Switch now, double your integration speeds?
Riak and the demise of Basho - TLDR Bet365 saved Riak
Some Were Meant for C - Don’t agree, but well argued viewpoints always welcome
Facebook Like buttons account for 16% of website’s code - It's not paranoia if they're really after you.
Introduction to Go's Assembly language using annotated example programs. - Good introduction if you are new to Go
C++17 is formally approved - Finally.
Why favor PostgreSQL over MariaDB / MySQL - Just use PostgreSQL
Set up a OAuth 2.0 server - great pictures explaining how oauth works
Build a Simple Database - learn you some database basics
Visualizing Entropy in Binary Files - short read, neat how the image size drops as complexity goes up
Rust 2017 Survey Results - flawed survey, a quarter of the respondents aren’t Rust users
Datamining Pokémon - gotta mine them all!
Dive Deeper - Deep Learning, Machine Learning & AI
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