Ode to a Streaming ByteString

HTTP/2 in infrastructure: Ambry network stack refactoring

Understanding Network Access in Windows AppContainers

Issue #79

8/26/2021

A Byte of Coding Issue #79
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I realized that I accidentially wrote the wrong title for the first article in the issue yesterday. My bad, it was meant to be "JavaScript vs JavaScript. Fight!". If you haven't had a chance to follow the newsletter on twitter, I reccommend it. Why? Because I'll be posting interesting articles that might not make it into the newsletter. Also I'm trying to start discussions with authors about the subject matter of their articles, albeit currently it's still very one-sided. I'll keep smashing the good ol' head against the wall though until a brick comes loose. And now... you get an issue! And you get an issue! And look under all of your chairs--that's right, you all got issues!

Ode to a Streaming ByteString

Published: 24 July 2021
Tags: haskell


grep is the unexpected poster child for functional programming. Why? Because it "It hides the details of resource manipulation", "It consumes its input lazily", and "It cleans up its resources". In this deep dive, Patrick Thomson uses grep as a model program upon which to base a Haskell lazy I/O streaming implementation.

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HTTP/2 in infrastructure: Ambry network stack refactoring

Published: 24 August 2021
Tags: http2


You run into a different level of problems when you're dealing with petabytes of data. Some of these problems will only be apparent when you actually exceed critical mass. Ze Mao's structured article reads like a report on how the Ambry team recently handled a large scale refactoring of a giant system that became bottlenecked by the frontend.

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Understanding Network Access in Windows AppContainers

Published: 19 August 2021
Tags: security


Often times the firewall might be the only thing between you and the big bad web. It's especially essential in Windows, the OS for which the most malicious code exists (by far). James Forshaw's spanning article dives explores the ins and outs of the Windows firewall, starting with a primer on its architecture, continuing onto rules, spelunking into configurations, and concluding with AppContainer network restrictions.

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HTTP/2 in infrastructure: Ambry network stack refactoring 51 32.69% 43 34.13
Ode to a Streaming ByteString 47 30.13% 41 32.54
Understanding Network Access in Windows AppContainers 40 25.64% 30 23.81
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