Correct your last shell command.
unix  shell  python  software 
3 days ago
Stop using tail -f (mostly)
More like "less +F is cool".
unix  cli  less 
21 days ago
Elaine Wherry: Our Secret Weapon for Finding the Best Hires - The Accelerators - WSJ
"a simulation is a three-hour exercise that represents a typical task someone would likely complete on a first day. The candidate is given a desk with the team. A team member makes introductions and walks the candidate through a prepared packet that outlines the tasks in detail, provides time estimates for each task and lists the names of folks to turn to for help and feedback."
hiring  interview 
27 days ago
Reminder: Oh, Won't You Please Shut Up? | Popehat
Don't talk to federal agents without a lawyer.
28 days ago
nyancat-style text colorization.
gem  ruby 
4 weeks ago
A Swift guide to Rust · faq.sa
Good look at how Rust does things compared to Swift. Useful because it explains in great detail what is happening.
rust  programming 
5 weeks ago
Using Named Pipes and Process Substitution in Bioinformatics
Good examples of how to use pipes, named pipes, and process substitution to pipeline Unix programs.
unix  pipe  shell 
5 weeks ago
Calculating Growth Rates
Different types of growth rates: percent growth and average compound growth
6 weeks ago
L20n • Home
Mozilla's localization framework.
javascript  i18n 
9 weeks ago
Flipping the Script on Recruiters — NPND :: No Pilots, No Demos
When a recruiter contacts you, ask them to sign up for YOUR mailing list. Email them when you're looking for your next gig. This is an interesting approach, especially for someone who's contracting. For a full-time employee it probably has less utility since you don't look for jobs as frequently.
career  freelance  contract  recruiting 
10 weeks ago
Immutability, MVCC, and garbage collection · Xaprb
"Whenever you hear about a new database, remember this: this shit is really, really, really hard. It typically takes many years for a database or storage engine to become production-ready in the real world."
database  performance  nosql  postgresql  mysql  concurrency 
11 weeks ago
Enterprise Rails | dan chak
A bit dated now but still a very interesting book about architecting Rails applications.
ruby  rails  architecture  book 
12 weeks ago
Tuning Ruby's Global Method Cache
Using perf and trace to investigate MRI ruby performance on Linux.
ruby  optimization 
12 weeks ago
"Pgcli is a command line interface for Postgres with auto-completion and syntax highlighting."
postgresql  cli  python 
january 2015
Unit testing in Coders at Work | A billion monkeys can't be wrong
Peter Seibel analyzes Norvig's sudoku solver versus Ron Jeffries's TDD version.
development  tdd  sudoku 
january 2015
What is the engineering interview process like at Stripe? - Quora
Thoughtful description of the hiring process at Stripe by CTO Greg Brockman.
career  interview  hiring  culture 
november 2014
#define CTO
Greg Brockman on his evolving role as CTO of Stripe.
startup  career  management 
november 2014
Unicorn Unix Magic Tricks
How Unicorn uses fork, sockets, and signals.
programming  unix  ruby 
november 2014
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