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A very out-of-the-way suggestion for a good programming language (but no job prospects so far) is https://dlang.org . It is like C/C++/Java, but very well designed (by the guy who wrote the first successful C++ compiler).

You don't need training examples for it. Its standard library code is of fantastic quality, and very instructive to read.

#dlang #programming #learning #Cplusplus #Java

@s @PINE64 I have recently been trying out #dlang on AVR devices and basically everything just worked after a little bit of configuration. And of course rewriting the preprocessor macros. Still don't have a nice library solution for interrupt handlers but if you know how to create them, they work already.

PineTime runs on a Cortex-M processor so it's a lot more powerful and also a different architecture, but I think that will be quite fun to get working. Especially getting debugging to work then will be something cool.

Maybe this kind of stuff fits in a DConf talk as well? :p

See github.com/WebFreak001/avrd for my libc "port" for AVR

Also wiki.dlang.org/D_on_AVR

Huh, TIL my bank has a whole API and you can register for an individual API key for free, so I could grab one and write a little CLI tool for checking my bank status, then maybe later on make a whole app for my Librem 5 when that arrives.

twitter.com/russel_winder/stat

Symmetry Autumn of Code for the D programming language.

We are hiring mature hackers with a strong moral compass and an orientation towards excellence.

Parents: are your kids exchanging vi keymaps?

wtf: one word forward, then to the first 'f'

LOL: insert a new line with a single 'L' just above bottom of screen.

fml: move to one character past the next 'm'

tbh: move to two characters before the next 'b'

dtf: delete to 'f'

Data-mining reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain
boingboing.net/2019/08/01/80pc

Siri records fights, doctor’s appointments, and sex (and contractors hear it) - Enlarge / "Siri, define the word "surprising.'" "Okay. Ask me to define the word 'mother' twice, th... more: arstechnica.com/?p=1542479 #artificalintelligence #apple #voice #tech #siri

A few months ago I finally reached my limit with LastPass' continual price gouging and decided to migrate to Bitwarden. My only regret is not having done it sooner.

Why I migrated from LastPass to Bitwarden | Ctrl blog

ctrl.blog/entry/migrating-to-b

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