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And second Issue of “Reading Material for the Week”, the new installment of “Best of Reddit”. It will still include links from reddit, but it will also include links for the whole web. It’ll mostly be focused on programming and technology, but it’ll vary.

Disclaimer: These were all the links in my read later for this week. It doesn’t mean that I agree or approve any of the content. The longest ones will be included in hr to keep them separated from the rest of the content.

Notice: Some of the links may be either explicit or may disturb someone. It will be obious from the title if that’s the case or not (99% of the times it won’t). Proceed at your own risk.

Technical Analysis iOS9 and Mac OSX 10.11

Facebook Infer

UI Library for Cascade Style Interfaces in iOS apps

Bootcards - Card Based UI Framework for iOS, Android and Desktop

Tutorials for Unity

A guide to SVG

Debian version of Chrome downloads and run proprietary code

It seems like it does so only if the user turn on “Ok Google”, but still. More Infos below:

From Christoph Anton Mitterer:

Since no one really know which binaries have been downloaded there and
what they actually do, and since it cannot be excluded that it was
actually executed, such systems are basically to be considered

Quite a deal of people choose open source just to prevent that - get
untrustworthy / unverifiable code run on their systems - failed.

And to be quite honest, I seriously consider the good faith of an such
upstream which does these kinds of things and wonder whether it can be
considered trustworthy enough to be part of Debian or whether it should
be banned from it.
More or less silently bundling proprietary code with open source
software (especially but not only when enabled per default) can already
be considered quite bad behaviour.

But basically secretly downloading it leads to the question of possible
malicious intent (and everyone knows that Google&Co. do voluntarily
and/or forcibly cooperate with NSA and friends).
And I guess no one can prove that this blob didn’t contain any rootkit,
and even if - the rootkit’ed version may have been just distributed to
certain people.
The downloading makes it more or less impossible for the admin/user and
especially for our maintainers to notice what’s happening here
(otherwise they’d need audit every line of code for any such

Free Online GeoDatabase

iOS9 Design Template

Data Mining Steam with SteamSpy

How game developers could pack their games in so little memory

Indie game store stats - 2015

Doing anything else would break everything

Generate Random Input for Unit Tests

Swift new protocol extension

Tips on Mantaing and Scaling a Product from Imgur

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Valentino Urbano



Valentino Urbano

iOS Developer, Swift, Writer, Husband

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