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Bookmarked Entitlement in Open Source by Mike McQuaid 
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There have been discussions in the aftermath of the log4j vulnerability about whether or not open source is broken or sustainable, what we can do to improve the sustainability of the open source ecosystem moving forwards, and the entitlement of users and companies in expecting maintainers to fix their problems.

Recommended read: Entitlement in Open Source https://mikemcquaid.com/entitlement-in-open-source/

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Bookmarked Your attention span is being robbed! by Mihailo Joksimovic 
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Remains of your attention span. Photo by Pablo Martinez on Unsplash This is exactly why you can’t focus on reading anything longer than a mobile page length these days. Not even a blog post, let alone …

Recommended read: Your attention span is being robbed! – Unstructed.tech https://unstructed.tech/2022/09/07/your-attention-span-is-being-robbed/

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Bookmarked Operational convergence, for REPL-less languages like Go — brandur.org
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Life without a REPL, and how to still be able to manipulate production which even has quite a few benefits over more one-off REPL-driven operations..

Something I've been thinking about for an alternative to rails console for Go, and of course Brandur Leach has excellent thoughts about it

Recommended read: Operational convergence, for REPL-less languages like Go — brandur.org https://brandur.org/fragments/operational-convergence

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Bookmarked The Future of Tech Nottingham Events - 2022 and beyond — Tech Nottingham - Your local tech community
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As the world changes, so too must Tech Nottingham. We explore the future of Tech Nottingham events.

A lovely post, and I know that it was a very difficult post to write - but also not that TN will cease to be a thing.

The team have worked so incredibly hard to make remote work and it definitely feels like the right call, albeit a shame!

Recommended read: The Future of Tech Nottingham Events - 2022 and beyond — Tech Nottingham - Your local tech community https://www.technottingham.com/news/2022/6/8/the-future-of-tech-nottingham-events-2022-and-beyond

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Bookmarked Stop Pretending Your Company is Remote by Luiz Felipe G. Pereira 
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The pandemic made evident how much work can, and should, be different. The forced change to accommodate remote workflows also brought to light what I like to call “virtual offices”. Unlike truly remote friendly workplaces optimized for asynchronous communication, these aim to merely transport the office into a virtual space keeping the same unnecessary constraints of synchronous work intact, only replacing shoulder taps with Zoom calls. I’d love if we collectively agreed to start using a more appropriate name for these. They are office-less companies but they are not remote-friendly.

Recommended read: Stop Pretending Your Company is Remote https://mycodingtales.com/stop-pretending-your-company-is-remote/

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The problem is when you have a lot of posts, names start overlapping, or you want to make the date it was from more visible.

Still I do agree it can be useful!

Recommended read: Short URLs: why and how https://sive.rs/su

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Bookmarked testing-in-go by Ilija Eftimov 
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Documenting my experiences and learnings, with the goal of helping other software engineers on their journey

Some really great posts here that have made it much easier for me to get started with Go!

Recommended read: Bookmark of https://ieftimov.com/categories/testing-in-go/ https://ieftimov.com/categories/testing-in-go/

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Bookmarked Cool Things People Do With Their Blogs by Wouter Groeneveld 
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Small and independent blogs are always full of surprises. The more blogs I stumble upon, the more genuinely surprised I am by the things people do with their blogs. It seemed like a good idea to …
(https://brainbaking.com/post/2022/04/cool-things-people-do-with-their-blogs/)

Recommended read: Cool Things People Do With Their Blogs | Brain Baking https://brainbaking.com/post/2022/04/cool-things-people-do-with-their-blogs/

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Bookmarked Transparently running binaries from any architecture in Linux with QEMU and binfmt_misc by nachoparker 
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    What? you can do that in Linux? It turns out you can! First, let’s see it in action. Here I retrieve a binary from my Raspberry Pi which is an ARM binary and execute it in my x86_64 machine …

Recommended read: Transparently running binaries from any architecture in Linux with QEMU and binfmt_misc – Own your bits https://ownyourbits.com/2018/06/13/transparently-running-binaries-from-any-architecture-in-linux-with-qemu-and-binfmt_misc/

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Bookmarked Making a Golang Vanity URL by Jon Betti 
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So, GitHub just got bought by Microsoft and this got me and a bunch of people thinking about the dependence of Go on GitHub as a piece of…

Recommended read: Making a Golang Vanity URL. So, GitHub just got bought by Microsoft… | by Jon Betti | Medium https://medium.com/@JonNRb/making-a-golang-vanity-url-f56d8eec5f6c

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Bookmarked Vanity URL for Go packages
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Introduction If you have been working with Go programming language for a while, you would have noticed that a lot of open source packages that you import start with github.com/…. You would then use go get command to download the package and add it to your go.mod file. For instance: $ go get -u github.com/abvarun226/goiplookup What if you did not want this dependency on Github and rather wanted to host your own git server?

Recommended read: The Code Library | Vanity URL for Go packages https://ayada.dev/posts/vanity-url-for-go-packages/

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Bookmarked Optimizing AWS Lambda function performance for Java | Amazon Web Services
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This post is written by Mark Sailes, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect. This blog post shows how to optimize the performance of AWS Lambda functions written in Java, without altering any of the function code. It shows how Java virtual machine (JVM) settings affect the startup time and performance. You also learn how you can benchmark […]

Recommended read: Optimizing AWS Lambda function performance for Java | Amazon Web Services https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/optimizing-aws-lambda-function-performance-for-java/

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Bookmarked Hard to work with.
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Managing teams has taught me a lot about my own behaviors and motivations. For example, I overworked for a long time. This left me continually teetering on the brink of burnout, and I had no energy left to absorb the typical sorts of organizational changes that happen at any company. Despite doing good work, I handled change poorly, and I picked up the reputation for being difficult to manage. I’d like to say that I learned from my mistakes directly, but the honest version is that I came to understand this dynamic mostly through working with folks struggling from the same issue.

Recommended read: Hard to work with. https://lethain.com/hard-to-work-with/

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Bookmarked You Need Feeds
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Want to keep up to date, automatically, easily and for free? You Need Feeds. Read an introduction to feeds, view providers, and you'll be well on the way to your own personal one-stop-shop for all your favourite sites.

Recommended read: You Need Feeds https://www.youneedfeeds.com/

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This was a great talk at Women in Tech when Carol Gilabert did it, and there was a lot of really great things that I took away from it for my own application process 👀

Recommended read: Looking for a job while looking after yourself https://carol.gg/blog/looking-for-a-job/

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Bookmarked Wordle to yaml
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I’m playing Wordle. I love a word puzzle and like many have been hooked by the daily game. I wrote wordle-to-yaml-action to archive my Wordle games to a yaml file....

Recommended read: Wordle to yaml | Katy DeCorah https://katydecorah.com/code/wordle-to-yaml/

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Bookmarked API Warfare
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API-first. "Headless" e-commerce. "Headless" BI. We've seen a resurgence of startups reimagine startups like Shopify and Wordpress, but built for developers and built for composability. The API is the product. There's three major risks to building on an API. (1) Requests and responses aren't always the full contract. What happens

Recommended read: API Warfare https://matt-rickard.com/api-warfare/

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Bookmarked Avoid using else | freek.dev
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Using else often encourages complexer code structure, makes code less readable. In most cases you can refactor it using early returns.

This is a good tip for any language!

Recommended read: Avoid using else - Freek Van der Herten's blog on PHP, Laravel and JavaScript https://freek.dev/2212-avoid-using-else

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Bookmarked Why does java.net.URL's hashcode resolve the host to an IP?
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Is the idea after the first resolution it'll rely on OS caching? Still this seems inefficient and in cases of multiple domains resolving to the same IP, incorrect. What am I missing?

Recommended read: Why does java.net.URL's hashcode resolve the host to an IP? - Stack Overflow https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2348399/why-does-java-net-urls-hashcode-resolve-the-host-to-an-ip

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I've recently been doing similar with some of my utilities, albeit with an informal comparison between Ruby and Go versions, but would agree that for large, production critical scrips, this is a great way to do it

Recommended read: Rewriting Bash scripts in Go using black box testing https://stackoverflow.blog/2022/03/09/rewriting-bash-scripts-in-go-using-black-box-testing/