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The Future Database
principles of a future database (from PlanetScale) Hosting Setup, 2022 Edition
hardware and the software that powers
😵‍💫 Why billing systems are a nightmare for engineers
Billing is just 100x harder than you will ever think
Modern programming languages require generics
The true cost of linked lists
Simple software things that are actually very complicated
everything you ever wanted to know about terminals
short tutorial on ansi escape codes and terminal control
(async) Rust doesn't have to be hard
Building a Cloud Database from Scratch: Why We Moved from C++ to Rust
Rust Is Hard, Or: The Misery of Mainstream Programming
I can hardly understand but Rust is hard
Rust without the async (hard) part
More than you ever wanted to know about font loading on the web
Using `font-display: optional` together with self-hosting the CSS for your web fonts gets you in really good shape with respect to LCP and CLS.
Write HTML Right
Render mathematical expressions in Markdown
Explain Shell
Enter a command to see help text for each arg
A decade of dotfiles
a dev's dotfiles and story
Stop Interviewing With Leet Code
"If I’m hiring a landscaper, I’m not gonna ask them to tell me about the classification of ficus in Fiji, or the specific reproduction period of Douglas Fir in the West Coast. I’m gonna ask them to trim a tree and see if the result suits me."