Let's hand write DNS messages
In this post, we’ll explore the Domain Name Service (DNS) binary message format, and we’ll write one by hand. This is deeper than you need to use DNS, but I think it’s fun and educational to see how these things work under the hood.
Monitoring Home Power Consumption for less than $25
Have you ever think of monitoring power consumption? Quick google search will say about buying equipment, hook up into power grid and read the result or using some smart device with API access. What if I told you we can get this data using radio signal? So no hassle dealing with wiring up electical wire. This is a super cool project. I encourage everyone try to play around with it.
JS things I never knew existed
The author was reading through the MDN docs the other day and found these JS features and APIs that they never knew existed. So here is a short list of those things, useful or not - learning JS seemingly never ends.
The Rise Of The State Machines
During the search for the holy grail architecture in front-end, the author discover state machine. It’s an abstract concept whereby the machine can have different states, but at a given time fulfills only one of them.
Ten Things I Wish I’d Known About bash
Bash is every where. We tend to use it to many thing because it almost requires not have to install any run time. The author wrotes a book about bash and write about thing that confused him in bash.
Essential Programmer's Guide to Cryptocurrencies
Let’s ignore all the buzz about cryptocurrencies in term of money. When looking at technolgies aspect, they are solving cool problem. But do you really understand what they are and how they work? What can we do to program for interacting with blockchain?
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