Frickin' Shaders With Frickin' Laser Beams

A (not so) simple matter of privacy

Implementing TLS Encrypted Client Hello

Issue #140


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Frickin' Shaders With Frickin' Laser Beams

Published: 12 December 2021
Tags: glsl, typescript

Libraries for rendering on GPUs aren't very editable. In this thorough article, Steven Wittens explains why this is via an implementation of a simple shader in GLSL, and concludes with a solution in the form of a linker.


A (not so) simple matter of privacy

Published: 12 December 2021
Tags: perl

Perl is looking to implement some form of private functions. Damian Conway's article is a deep-dive on the benefits and limitations of having private functions defined via an attribute (:private) or using lexical methods instead.


Implementing TLS Encrypted Client Hello

Published: 30 November 2021
Tags: networking

"TLS is one of the basic building blocks of the internet, it is what puts the S in HTTPS". Hans-Christoph Steiner's article explores the difficulties and nuances of implementing of Encrypted Client Hello (ECH); "the next step in improving Transport Layer Security (TLS)".

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