Pointers Are Complicated III, or: Pointer-integer casts exposed

Use Git tactically

Getting web proxys and certificates working on Linux or "if it's all the same to you, I'd rather take a thousand years of the Sarlacc pit, thankyouverymuch"

Issue #201

4/12/2022

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*waves*
If you're the kind of person who smokes cigarettes in their house and infuses all of their furniture with that smell, I pity your guests.
As a side note, this is my first time in a primarily Muslim country, and the atmosphere created by the call to prayers is pretty cool. I know it's probably not the same for someone who grew up with them, but for me it's like being a fantasy/history book or movie, especially when I'm walking across a dried out landscape with the dust being blown in waves across the ground by the warm wind. I'd liken it to exploring the medieval buildings/ruins in Europe when the bells are tolling.
Anyway, here's the issue.

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Pointers Are Complicated III, or: Pointer-integer casts exposed

Published: 11 April 2022
Tags: c, rust


Ralf Jung demonstrates how compiler optimizations related to pointer to integer casting can result in unwanted behavior.


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Use Git tactically

Published: 6 April 2022
Tags: git


Mark Seeman uses an analogy to rock climbing to explain how git can be used as a safety rope when writing code.


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Getting web proxys and certificates working on Linux or "if it's all the same to you, I'd rather take a thousand years of the Sarlacc pit, thankyouverymuch"

Published: 12 April 2022
Tags: networking


Jussi Pakkanen discusses the mind numbing problems of getting all network traffic for a "Very Big customer who [has] a Very Corporative network setup" to flow through their own proxy using their own SSL certs.


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