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Well-written, balanced assessment of the state of rust web api development.
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RT @tmcw
wrote a thing about my thoughts on building a web api with rust, it's called "rust is a hard way to make a web api" macwright.com/2021/01/15/rust.
twitter.com/tmcw/status/135020

I accidentally wrote a random-numbers-as-a-service web api with Rocket and it was quite fun. I do want to write up some interesting parts of it, eventually.

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Small is Beautiful

Our first stream for 2021 is tomorrow.

Join @laura and me for an update on our work on @better, Site.js (sitejs.org), and Small Web (small-tech.org/research-and-de).

Have your webcam/mic and headphones ready if you want to join the conversation in the studio.

small-tech.org/events/small-is

#SmallIsBeautiful #SmallTech #SmallWeb #LiveStream

Really enjoyable deep dive: Who's at the Helm?

"Or, how to deploy 25+ CVEs to prod in one command!"

"Each package manager adds a layer of convenience. ... But each layer here adds an element of required trust."

dlorenc.medium.com/whos-at-the

New year, new colors:

"Dark Pastels" (ships with Konsole) is easy on the eyes.

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What was your favorite blog post this year?

(Links appreciated!)

For people running containers: what user runs inside your container?

Boosting for visibility appreciated.

One cool thing about sr.ht / sourcehut is that you can create repos without first going to the web ui:

$ git remote add origin git@git.sr.ht:~myuser/newrepo
$ git push

returns

remote:
remote: NOTICE
remote: We saved your changes, but this repository does not exist.
remote: Click here to create it:
remote:
remote: git.sr.ht/create?name=newrepo
remote:
remote: Your changes will be discarded in 20 minutes.

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My very basic pager can now show the contents of a file, and scroll up and down, yay, I'm so proud of myself :)

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Thinking about a hosting service with almost no UI for the low price of “pay what you want”. Purpose: backups, just a place to push to. 🤔

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Did you know that has a directory? It's currently the best way to see who's streaming. Kind of like going to the homepage and browsing.

directory.owncast.online/

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First episode of The Unsafe Chronicles is now up on YouTube! We talk through some particularly funky unsoundness around aliasing a Box, and how to deal with it the context of the left-right concurrency primitive. youtube.com/watch?v=EY7Wi9fV5b

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We're hiring! #Golang Craftsperson is sought in Berlin, Germany, to join our #OpenSource @lightmeter team. Our mission is to strengthen the foundations of digital society by making mailtech easy and convenient. Apply for this #job on #AngelList: angel.co/company/lightmeter/jo

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