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Hey everyone, I switched from my private Mastodon instance to a public one. Hope to find and interact with more awesome people in the Fediverse 🎉

"And if you have written code that is not just a “filler” for a bigger system, but a creation of your own, you know that writer block also happens in programming. The only difference is that for most people you are an engineer, hence, if you don’t work, you are lazy. The same laziness, in the case of an artist, will assume the shape of a fascinating part of the creative process."

Source: antirez.com/news/135

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"Yesterday (2021-03-28) two malicious commits were pushed to the php-src repo"

In related news, PHP switches to hosting their repositories on GitHub.

news-web.php.net/php.internals

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If you are a web UI designer that codes and are available to do some freelance work, please ping me.

#BoostsOK

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BTW because of this little project, I got a pretty good exposure to reflect package now. Honestly I was always scared of using it because a lot of methods default to panic and do not return errors but I learned that panics can be avoided easily by just reading the documentation.

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I just had this realisation that no religious text (that i know of) is written by a woman 🤔

Implementation in : Figured out a way to implement custom Unmarshaler for dynamic values with user-given datatypes. I'm kinda proud of it 😅.

I implemented the decoding for primitive datatypes, just need to implement structs and arrays now.

For decoding , I want to expose functionality for caller to specify a list of parameter types to parse the values into. But I don't know how to implement it by implementing the Unmarshaller interface alone.

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Baserow, an open-source, self-hostable alternative to Airtable.

Cool! Check it out at:

baserow.io/

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