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my Clojure work has been about building large-scale systems that aren't that useful to Actual Humans.
my work with the Atreus is more personal; I'm literally building a device that'll only be used by one person. it can't be mass-produced.
my work with Fennel feels the same; it's powering games I've made that try to make political/artistic statements. people use it in their WM dotfiles. it's not going to power some cluster of microservices on k8s. (maybe it will? but only by accident)
playing with porting some code from my text editor over to #fennel
here's the original code: https://p.hagelb.org/colorize.lua.html
here's my fennel port: https://p.hagelb.org/colorize.fnl.html
here's the compiler output of my ported code: https://p.hagelb.org/colorize-out.lua.html
ignoring whitespace, there's only 3 trivial differences between the original code and the output from the compiler! that's pretty remarkable if you ask me.
"Rust Collections Case Study: BTreeMap" — Fascinating post on the b-tree implementation in the Rust standard library with lots of great back story on binary search trees, cache friendly data structures, etc.
RT @PingCAP: #TiKV a distributed transactional key-value store first built to power #TiDB is now part of @CloudNativeFdn! It leverages etcd… source: https://twitter.com/rustlang/status/1034472260084686848
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