Mastodon isn't a Twitter clone but it was made to fill that exact niche. Short posts with mentions, hashtags, and URLs. Such details give the feel of a platform. The velocity, the atmosphere. On a personal level that's just what I like. And I think it would be reasonable to assume many of those who signed up do, too.
#youtube-dl is a public domain video and audio downloader for a wide range of sites.
youtube-dl can download from YouTube, PeerTube, and pretty much anything with a video or audio stream embedded somewhere in the page.
youtube-dl can also recurse into other video links present on the page, allowing for a full account/channel #backup if so desired.
It can also download comments and other metadata.
apt 📦: youtube-dl
Chelsea Manning released from jail after refusing to testify
(submitted by asadhaider)
Oh hey, I should post this here too! I made a CSS-only async chat by using background-image requests to send data and long-running http requests to return it.
This is an Excel file intermediate representation in #Clojure in the library I'm developing
I'm pretty happy with the results so far!
a neat retrospective on writing #Clojure for 424 days, straight
> GraphQL: the good… the bad… Did I miss anything?
My take on #graphQL is slightly different: I think it's only useful if you want/need a strong separation between your front end and back end. In smaller, simpler apps, it's better to tightly couple the two ends—whenever you need different data on the front end, just add an API for it on the back end.
GraphQL is only helpful when the complexity of the project or size of the team makes that impractical.
Do you disagree?
Today the Game Boy turns 30!
To celebrate, I’m finally releasing #WideGB, an emulator modified that peeks beyond the boundaries of Game Boy games.
Happy birthday! 🎂 #retrogaming
After reading this blog post about a brutalist theme for emacs, I'm heavily modifying my vim colorscheme to be easier on the eyes... https://asylum.madhouse-project.org/blog/2018/09/06/the-brutalist-path/
Playing the Horizon Zero Dawn soundtrack in the background while I work... So amazing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_5bzTSGIVw
Pro-tip: don't accidentally name a protocol and record the same thing... you don't get a nice error message, but you do get a segfault. #clojure
rust/clojure/c/perl, linux, dist sys, retro games, he/him
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