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Scriptensity: Emscripten 1.0! This is the first I’ve heard of this project: it’s an LLVM-to-Javascript compiler. Which means you can (for instance) compile C++ to Javascript. I can’t decide if this is amazing or just batshit insane. Probably both. tags: development javascript llvm web c++ c compilers Overall Emscripten is now in very good shape. […]

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Hacker Chat: Pinboard Creator Maciej Ceglowski Talks About Why Boring Architecture is Good, and More Wise words. tags: development I think many developers (myself included) are easily seduced by new technology and are willing to burn a lot of time rigging it together just for the joy of tinkering. So nowadays we see a lot […]

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agile/db_branch – GitHub I’d been looking for a way to manage databases for multiple branches of an app, and this is one of the (many) suggestions. tags: development database ruby rails git Rails plugin to play nice with git branching and databases. Loads abranch-specific database YAML file allowing you to migrate in branches withoutaffecting the […]

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