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New package πŸŽ‰

Hop β€” An client wrapper that provides easy work queue semantics

v0.1.0: github.com/mazingstudio/hop

Check it out and let me know if it's missing anything! πŸ™Œ

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In general, don't use the `init` function unless absolutely necessary (it almost never is). It obscures parts of your program.

Friendly tip: Don't use the `init` function to do stuff that might fail because of outside factors (dead DB or service). It creates an implicit call chain that's a pain in the ass to untangle.

Do the proper thing and design a type that acts as a service manager.

Hey, here's the great Alan Jacobsβ€”a thinker you should know aboutβ€”riffing on something I wrote a little while back: blog.ayjay.org/on-sloan-and-sh

It's about waves of technology crashing on the shore of… um… us?β€”and how we depict them in different kinds of fiction.

Forget "decent." There's plenty of room to shoot yourself in the foot.

I got this banana phone as a joke but it turns out it's the best Bluetooth headset I've ever used.

Help, I'm managing an international consulting firm via banana.

Dart has a really interesting ecosystem but its type system is... decent.

What's a durable ownership structure that ensures positive Mastodon instances can survive with or without those who founded it?

Gophers of Mastodon: What's the most elegant/ergonomic/user-friendly connection recovery method you've seen in a client that manages long-lived connections (say, a DB client, for example)? What's your favorite?

Gophers of Mastodon: What's the most elegant/ergonomic/user-friendly connection recovery method you've seen in a client that manages long-lived connections (say, a DB client, for example)? What's your favorite?

We just got bitten by a stringly typed variable. And this is whyβ€”say it with meβ€”Go needs algebraic types.

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