Exploring fff part 1 - main

Using the Platform

One Hundred Thousand Lines of Rust

Issue #84

9/6/2021

A Byte of Coding Issue #84
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Exploring fff part 1 - main

Published: 3 September 2021
Tags: bash


Bash scripting always feels cool. Plus it's super handy on any UNIX system. Well what better way to learn neat tricks and patterns than to dissect the code of an expert? DJ Adams digs into “a simple file manager written in Bash” by Dylan Araps called fff, inspecting every line and commenting on any intricacies.

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Using the Platform

Published: 3 September 2021
Tags: javascript


How feasible is it to build a site using purely vanilla javascript? What is it like to maintain or build on? Elise Hein's article illuminates the current state of building a site using pure vanilla javascript. Elise especially focuses on ES6 modules and Web Components.

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One Hundred Thousand Lines of Rust

Published: 5 September 2021
Tags: rust


If you start writing an application that somehow ends up being 10,000 or 100,000 lines of code, your earlier mistakes might come back to haunt you. An easy way to help reduce the chances of that is to learn from the mistakes of others! In this extensive series, Aleksey Kladov articulates the importance of an architecture file, highlights how integration and unit tests are implemented in Cargo, describes his approach to testing, brings forth tribal inline attribute knowledge, advises on organization, and promotes fast build times.

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One Hundred Thousand Lines of Rust 106 32.82% 95 33.22
Using the Platform 94 29.10% 82 28.67
Exploring fff part 1 - main 79 24.46% 72 25.17
Today's Sponsor: Retool 44 13.62% 37 12.94

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