Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Read it or Throw it #207

CloudFlare leverages the V8 engine for their serverless (workers) infra.
This is a very promising strategy since the future will rely on WebAssembly and the end of the javascript as the only Frontend language

Paul Dix, Influxdata CEO gives his take about Rust (Influxdb is written in Go)

3. HTTP/3
The usage of TCP in the browsers will be eventually superseded (gradually) by QUIC (reliable protocol on top of UDP) and the internet will be much faster thanks to that

I'm now in the middle of learning a new keyboard layout called Colemak. So far it's been going well. I prefer Colemak over Dvorak since Colemak has fewer characters changes

Github wants to be a one-stop-shop for all the code management lifecycle too (the same vision as GitLab)

This is huge, not only because the founders are very young but because of the innovative concept of having an IDE backed by a super-computer power

I tend to agree with this article. However, anyone has a limit of how much code he/she can read. I think that reading all your territory and understand where it fits into the big picture is a huge productivity

I really agree with this article. It's very hard to bootstrap a new project
and the more you know might make it even harder 

I loved the concept of this product

I usually write my emails with numbered bullets in order to have order and clarify what I want to say

"Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you" 
John Wooden