Aaron Ogle :linux: :manjaro: boosted
Aaron Ogle :linux: :manjaro: boosted

I always thought What3words was an interesting idea. But I didn’t realize they were going to be keeping such a tight reign on it and that they wanted to force everyone through them?

techcrunch.com/2021/04/30/what

An open standard seems like would be better off here. Kinda makes me hope there are lots of cached copies of that whatfreewords.org/whatfreewords-go package out there. Of course for the python and js ones too

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@RocketChat @nebunez your work with godot in the game jam kinda inspired me to give it a shot and use godot :)

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This looked too much like a game to not become at least playable!

geekgonecrazy.com/rc-100-celeb

Quick little side project with a couple of rocketeers using @godotengine
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RT @RocketChat
It all started in 2015 with the dream of creating the largest chat platform in the world. 🌎 Today, we reached an important milestone in @RocketChat's history: we are now 1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ rocketeers! 🚀
twitter.com/RocketChat/status/

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Whew, what a jam! I managed to complete my first jam as a solo programmer, artist, and musician (with the help of a talented story writer), and still was able to compose music for my regular game jam team. Check out the games here:

My first jam game:
ldjam.com/events/ludum-dare/48

My regular team's game:
ldjam.com/events/ludum-dare/48

Lack of understanding it was! 🙂 Looks like golang json package maps numbers to float64 by default.

toot-lab.reclaim.technology/@d

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This morning had a really cool session where some actual Rocket engineers from @BURPG presented to @RocketChat what they are up to. Really cool to see how they integrate technology and Rocket.Chat into their flow!

Downside... now I want to build a Rocket too. 🤔

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@geekgonecrazy

json.unmarshal casts json numbers to float64 - golang.org/pkg/encoding/json/#

To unmarshal JSON into an interface value, Unmarshal stores one of these in the interface value:

bool, for JSON booleans
float64, for JSON numbers
string, for JSON strings
[]interface{}, for JSON arrays
map[string]interface{}, for JSON objects
nil for JSON null

Fellow gophers I have a mystery or lack of understanding.. because of an external system (javascript) randomly sending a bool instead of int I’ve been forced to an interface.

But for some reason when trying to cast the interface to int.. it’s a float?

play.golang.org/p/4Z3P5F9RCP0

Aaron Ogle :linux: :manjaro: boosted

A new toy! I didn’t realize how affordable 3D printers had gotten. And how good even the cheaper ones had gotten.

Many prints and lots of fun in store

Super cool idea!
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RT @mrcatacroquer
Hello world! I want to share with you a device I made, its name is "Yayagram", a machine that helps our beloved elders to keep communicating with their grandchildren . How? Let me open a thread to give you all the details of this contraption.
twitter.com/mrcatacroquer/stat

Cool thread about the tech stack behind simple. For a monorepo a surprising number of services
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RT @webriots
RIP @simple. Here's a walk down memory lane. The fintech technology edition...
twitter.com/webriots/status/13

Grafana switched to AGPL and now so did Minio. Is this the new “fad”? Why the changing?

github.com/minio/minio/commit/

I can’t find any sort of announcement or PR for minio with any sort of explaination just a direct commit to master. 😬

Ah feels nice to open source a tool / library we have used internally for a while. Even if no one uses it. At least its now out here. github.com/RocketChat/filestor

Decided to do some gaming this evening. I miss the Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 & 2 days with no “installation step”. This is basically a limited computer now

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Oh also I forgot to mention what opensnitch was. It's similar to Little Snitch on Macs, but for Linux. It tracks outgoing network connections and throws up prompts so you can allow/deny them. github.com/evilsocket/opensnit

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