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Made a simple chat app using , SDL2, pathfinder[0], and ENet[1]! The long-term plan is to make a multiplayer game like minecraft.

[0]: github.com/servo/pathfinder
[1]: enet.bespin.org/index.html

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Silly but fun demo of self-hosted Zig progress:

asciinema.org/a/ZZ9h3zM86E9pVC

It compiles a zig source file with 1,000,000 calls to print("hello world") in 0.67 seconds using 471 MiB resident memory. This is 8x as fast as clang on equivalent C code and 3x less memory.

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audiophile, n:
Someone who listens to the equipment instead of the music.
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@sir It's a couple of craftsmanships (design, implementation, probably something else). So you can make science of it (e.g. what goes fast for what kind of problem etc.), you can use it to create art (just like painting a craft, but the way you do it makes it art) so it may be subject to both, one, or none. But I'd not say it *is* one or the other.

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Computers are more afraid of you than you are of them

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I keep having to re-learn this: queue your yaks, don't stack them.

If you find a new bug while debugging something, file an issue, and continue with your debugging, Don't complicate things by trying to do many things at a time.

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Jitsi Meet: How many video participants in a single conference room can a self hosted server support? Didn't find a good answer so I tried it out myself:
blog.wirelessmoves.com/2020/03

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M24, the Sagittarius Star Cloud, isn't a nebula or star cloud, but a hole in the dust of our Galaxy which allows us to see deep towards the core of our Galaxy and the countless stars therein. #astrophoto

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We're thrilled to welcome Mozilla to the Matrix federation! Moznet IRC was disabled yesterday, so come join Mozilla on Matrix! matrix.org/blog/2020/03/03/moz

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"I don't wanna kidnap princesses!" whined the little dragon.

"Then you needn't," replied the little dragon's father.

"But grampa said."

"Grampa is very old, and things were different in his time," the little dragon's father explained, "So if you'd rather kidnap princes, you have your mother's and my support."

"But I don't wanna kidnap ANYBODY."

The larger dragon paused, puzzling this fact.

"You... could develop Ransomware?"

"Ew!"

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

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The young man was haggard, though his eyes were alert and darted to the corners of my shop whenever the shadows shifted. But I was used to shifty paranoid clients. I had a knack for procuring... unconventional goods.

"What do you seek?"

"Unholy water."

"Demon summoning?" I eyed him, "You don't look proficient."

"No, I need to exorcise a guardian angel."

"Ah, overzealous?"

The walls of my shop began to shake, and he nodded, whimpering.

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Fantasy

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Going to work on adding some HTML rendering support to mdproof. For fun, mostly, as I could use something like pandoc or wkhtml to do the same thing with better results.

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