A faster lexer in Go

Depth Comonads

Porting Zelda Classic to the Web

Issue #214

5/4/2022

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While out on a walk recently, I witnessed a seagull swoop down to the street and scarf down an entire raw chicken breast in one go, before it even had a chance to fully stabilize on the ground (it was beating its wings while its webbed feet were slipping on the polished tiles). It made me kind of jealous. There have definitely been times in my life, while working on some interesting problem, when I wish I could just skip cooking and eating, and go straight to funneling a raw chicken breast down my gullet. Anyway, here's today's issue!

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A faster lexer in Go

Published: 3 May 2022
Tags: go


Eli Bendersky explores "some potential optimizations to a lexical scanner written in Go", focusing on "the relative efficiency of converting byte slices to strings vs. taking substrings", "some strategies w.r.t. API design in Go", and "optimizing GC behavior".


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Depth Comonads

Published: 3 May 2022
Tags: agda, functional


Oisín Kidney rambles on some deep functional programming type theory stuff, like generalizing streams using monus(es?), and state comonads.


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Porting Zelda Classic to the Web

Published: 29 April 2022
Tags: c++, web assembly


Connor Clark takes us on the journey of porting the Zelda Classic engine to the web via Emscripten.


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