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08 Mar 2020

How I Start: Nix

Nix is a tool that helps people create reproducible builds. This means that given the a known input, you can get the same output on other machines.Let’s build and deploy a small Rust service with Nix. This will not require the Rust compiler to be installed with rustup or similar.

Source: How I Start: Nix, an article by Christine Dodrill.

11 things you may have overlooked when you made your website live

A student of mine recently put up their first website and asked me if they'd missed anything. I thought it would be useful to put up a checklist of things that are very easily overlooked and forgotten about when you put your shiny new site live.

Source: 11 things you may have overlooked when you made your website live, an article by Tom Butler.

Rules of Makefiles

A somewhat tongue-in-cheek title, but this page lists a few very important rules you should always keep in mind when creating makefiles. Following these rules will allow your makefiles to be both pithy and beautiful. And they will make maintaining and modifying them, and thus your entire life, a much more pleasant experience.

Source: Rules of Makefiles, an article by Paul D. Smith.