a tumblelog
Sun 03 Jan 2021

Simple.css - A classless CSS framework

Simple.css is a classless CSS template that allows you to make a good looking website really quickly.

By classless I mean that there are no CSS classes anywhere in the CSS or the HTML. So your website can look just like this using plain old vanilla HTML.

Source: Simple.css - A classless CSS framework, an article by Kev Quirk.

How to read a query plan from Postgres EXPLAIN

Got a web app responding too slowly because of a database query? The query plan is what you'd want to look at. Let's look at the execution plan that Postgres shows you when you use the EXPLAIN statement and see how to interpret that.

Source: How to read a query plan from Postgres EXPLAIN.

List of some Shell goodies for OpenBSD

I'm sharing here some practices I'm following and some small tips/tools which facilitate my usage of OpenBSD in my day to day.

Some a really specific to my usage, others could be re-used.

Source: List of some Shell goodies for OpenBSD, an article by Vincent Delft.

Blood on Snow: A novel

This is the story of Olav: an extremely talented “fixer” for one of Oslo’s most powerful crime bosses. But Olav is also an unusually complicated fixer. He has a capacity for love that is as far-reaching as is his gift for murder. He is our straightforward, calm-in-the-face-of-crisis narrator with a storyteller’s hypnotic knack for fantasy. He has an “innate talent for subordination” but running through his veins is a “virus” born of the power over life and death. And while his latest job puts him at the pinnacle of his trade, it may be mutating into his greatest mistake. . . .

In the evening I started in Blood on Snow: A novel by Jo Nesbø.