Flakes – an Open Source Design & Frontend Framework
quine-relay – an uroboros program with 80+ programming languages.
If you didn’t get it, here’s a better description:
This is a Ruby program that generates Scala program that generates Scheme program that generates …(through 80 languages in total)… REXX program that generates the original Ruby code again.
Insanity at its best!
P.S.: Quine (computing) Wikipedia page comes handy:
A quine is a non-empty computer program which takes no input and produces a copy of its own source code as its only output. The standard terms for these programs in the computability theory and computer science literature are “self-replicating programs”, “self-reproducing programs”, and “self-copying programs”.
And so it starts … With December 1st hitting the calendar, everyone suddenly remembers that the year is almost over. The endless lists of best, worst, and mediocre are starting to arrive. Google Play features the list of Best Apps of 2014 for Android platform. There’s not a single word on how these were selected, but the word “promotion” in the URL might give you a hint or two.
Quora question that has some well researched answers. This is quite handy for any system architect or web developer.
I just popped my SPDY cherry. And with Nginx too. Looking at a shiny A+ rating from SSL Labs for a project that is about to go live…
droidicon – Over 1600 icons for Android
Electronic Frontier Foundation reports some excellent news:
Today EFF is pleased to announce Let’s Encrypt, a new certificate authority (CA) initiative that we have put together with Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust, and researchers at the University of Michigan that aims to clear the remaining roadblocks to transition the Web from HTTP to HTTPS.
With a launch scheduled for summer 2015, the Let’s Encrypt CA will automatically issue and manage free certificates for any website that needs them. Switching a webserver from HTTP to HTTPS with this CA will be as easy as issuing one command, or clicking one button.
Upgrading my Nexus 10 tablet to Android 5 Lollipop. Half of the Internet says “don’t do it”. I with the other half that doesn’t listen.