Making good progress on Unja, a template engine for C based on Liquid (Ruby) & Jinja (Python).

github.com/dannyvankooten/unja

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@curtismchale Hope you can still go (and stay safe), with COVID-19 spreading so rapidly.

What better time to get my hands on an Arduino kit? Hopefully it has all the things I need as I’m not sure whether I can order anything else in a few days.

@ceejbot Jenga (offline). Just played it with my 2.5yo for her first time and she was much better at it than me already!

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We're thrilled to announce the official release of GNOME 3.36 "Gresik". This version contains 6 months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance enhancements, and new features. Please see the link below for more info:
gnome.org/news/2020/03/gnome-3

@defries Yes. On an el-cheapo VPS (at PCExtreme, a local company here).

@ricardobalk Moet statisch kunnen toch? Met Hugo, Jekyll, Zola oid...

@curtismchale Haha well... But maybe at least compiled or running through a VM? PHP 8’s JIT will surely help!

Managed to bring it down to ~1.7 seconds because of this comment in CPython's source explaining the performance gain for using computed GOTO's (vs a big ol' switch statement).

Finished compilerbook.com in which you turn your tree-walking interpreter (book 1) into a compiler + VM. Monkey-C now does fibonacci(35) in ~3 seconds!

Highly recommend these two books. Follow along in another language for double the fun!

uspol, even hotter take 

uspol, even hotter take 

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#introduction
Hi I'm Wally. I've been around for a little while but mostly just lurking, and still in the IRC. I finally joined up because this isn't twitter and I want to feel more accountable for doing things, like working on tools and finishing projects. I like C, Python and Linux.

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The water we use in our households is about 98 gallons a day.

The industrial goods we use -- paper, cotton, clothes -- that’s about another 44 gallons a day.

Water used to produce the food (and drinks) in the average U.S. meat-and-cheese heavy diet: 1,000 gallons per person per day

And yet every single government-produced "water conservation tips for the public" fails to mention the effect of our dietary choices, instead shaming us for running the water while we brush our teeth.

@lordbowlich Oh man. I was thinking of picking up a Tolkien book again. It’s been 15 years for me as well since I read them. And a decade since I’ve watched any of the movies... Gonna be good!

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