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Nice Vic20 Articles

VIC20 Roooocks! Some nice article I found on this site, and done by Lawrence Woodman, a very smart guy in our humble opinion… 40-Columns on Vic20 Adding Basic STUBS to Machine Language Code SUBLEQ on VIC20
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Turbo Rascal rulez!

Turbo Rascal is a development environment for the Commodore computers but also for others like NES and so on. It is a bit different from other IDE because it is based on a Pascal-like language. It is not easy to … Continue reading
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Meltdown and Spectre Mitigation removal

Some time ago I stumbled upon this Hacker News discussion on how disable Spectre mitigation. (For what Meltdown and Spectre is, refer to this article on 2018) It is sad to say but my Intel NUC centrino was slowed down … Continue reading
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SQLite, again (updated)

SQLite is slowing becoming a new standard. It is fast, and has a growing number of features. Useful settings PRAGMA journal_mode = wal; PRAGMA foreign_keys =¬†true; Query, set, or clear the enforcement of foreign key constraints. PRAGMA busy_timeout=….; In milliseconds, … Continue reading
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Simple estimation rules for young programmers: 2,3,5

I am not a project manager-born killer, but I learned a lot in my tiny life (and with 20+ experience, I am more or less in the middle of my career). My rules when I must do an estimation are … Continue reading
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Evil Open Source

In my personal top ten on open source software initiative with some original sin inside them. Note: this is not a negative review, is only a snapshot of the world I see, I could be wrong, but please explain to … Continue reading
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