Blog Profile / Dougal Campbell's Geek Ramblings


URL :http://dougal.gunters.org/
Filed Under:Technology
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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Await and Async Explained with Diagrams and Examples – Nikolay Grozev

“The async/await syntax in JavaScript ES7 makes it easier to coordinate asynchronous promises. If you need to asynchronously fetch data from multiple databases or APIs in a certain order, you can end up with a spaghetti of promises and callbacks. Show More Summary

Talk Like a Pirate Day 2017

The time is upon us once again, my friends! It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! For bonus points, you can dress like a pirate, too!

Stupid Git Tricks | Hackaday

“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.” Stupid Git Tricks | Hackada...

Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery

“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. Show More Summary

A feature based approach to React development | Software Development Notes

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.) A feature based approach to React development | Software Development Notes

Introduction to Preact — a smaller, faster React alternative

#reactjs devs: interesting introduction to Preact (?smaller, faster React alternative) via @yomieluwande #JavaScript Introduction to Preact — a smaller, faster React alternative

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Agorakit is a web based open source “groupware for citizens initiatives” (which i’ve seen @buddypress used for too)… Twitter

Indiana Jones And The Nazi Dilemma | funny web comic

Indiana Jones & the Nazi Dilemma: /ht @dougal Indiana Jones And The Nazi Dilemma | funny web comic

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Ar camera app test — your pictures stay where you took them Twitter

Bruce Campbell – Hail To The Chin Book Tour 2017

I’ll be in Columbus, OH on 8/26 for my HAIL TO THE CHIN 2017 Book Tour. #HailToTheChin Bruce Campbell – Hail To The Chin Book Tour 2017

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I’ll be in Columbus, OH on 8/26 for my HAIL TO THE CHIN 2017 Book Tour. #HailToTheChin Twitter

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Reference code in issues (or start a new issue) with embedded code snippets. Twitter

Introducing embedded code snippets · GitHub

Reference code in issues (or start a new issue) with embedded code snippets. Introducing embedded code snippets · GitHub

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Introducing Puppeteer: A modern Node.js API for headless Chrome. Built with ?? by the Chrome team.… Twitter

Trump Explains Who The Bad Guys Are In ’80s Movies from Brian

RT @funnyordie: Trump Explains Who The Bad Guys Are In ’80s Movies Trump Explains Who The Bad Guys Are In ’80s Movies from Brian

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RT @funnyordie: Trump Explains Who The Bad Guys Are In ’80s Movies Twitter

NIST Special Publication 800-63B

New NIST guidelines for password security and authentication methods. Gets rid of many old password anti-patterns in favor of encouraging user-friendlier, simpler, but longer passwords. Recommends passwords have a minimum length of 8 characters (6 for numeric PINs), and allow pass-phrases up to at least 64 characters long. Show More Summary

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