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?FileSystem is faster than RAM [under your Operating System]

I am studying Apache Kafka (a “distributed streaming platform”) and I stubled upon this conclusion: the “disk read fear” a lot of projects have in the past, is a fake. A lot of distributed database started tutorial with the statement “disk read are slow, write are fast” which is true to some extent, and accounted …

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Thinking in Angular 4: Templates

To understand Angular 4, after the “Hero” tutorial you should start from the Template syntax.  We highlighted some statement in red below: Data direction Syntax Type One-way from data source to view target {{expression}} [target]=”expression” bind-target=”expression” Interpolation Property Attribute Class Style One-way from view target to data source (target)=”statement” on-target=”statement” Event Two-way [(target)]=”expression” bindon-target=”expression” Two-way …

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Finding the good one: mithril

I have just read this insightful statement on this blog article about congitive load in Javascript jQuery is undoubtedly useful when dealing with browser quirks, but once an application grows over a few thousand lines of code, unstructured jQuery code simply becomes too difficult to maintain, and you start needing the discipline of a framework …

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Recuperare Erlang

Erlang è un linguaggio a mio avviso sottostimato, che ha parecchie cose da insegnare ai vari Scala/Rust/Java(Script) out of there… In particolare ci sono un insieme di feature di Erlang che prese singolarmente non sono difficili da comprendere e implementare, ma è l’insieme delle idee fondanti di Erlang che lo rende assai diverso dagli altri. …

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Erlang: a lesson to learn…again!

Erlang is a great language. [2019-UPDATE] Erlang 22 is OUT, so I wanna to come to the party! On April 2015, Erlang father’s Joe Armstrong give us a very interesting lesson I want to tell about. There was a long thread titled “Erlang and Akka, The Sequel” on the erlang mailing list, reasoning about the need …

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Perché Amo Emacs (di nuovo): Org Mode e Visual Line Mode

Ho iniziato ad usare Emacs quando ero in università. Un volta un mio collega mi disse: “Non ho ancora capito se chi usa emacs è un genio o un folle”.(*) Dopo anni di utilizzo, ho dovuto servirmi spesso di Eclipse, ed Emacs è finito nel dimenticatoio. Ho anche provato a sostituirlo con JEdit e VIM, …

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