Best of Reddit is on an indefinite hiatus, as you might have noticed. I don’t know if this column is going to be a once-only thing or if it’s going to become regular, we’ll see together.
Disclaimer: These were all the links in my read later for this week. It doesn’t mean that I agree of approve any of the content. The longest ones will be included in hr to keep them separated from the rest of the content.
Gitlab on Raspberry Pi
It used to be “only” a self hosted git repository on your server, now they have an installer for Raspberry Pi 2.
Foot Pedal Keyboard
Windows Apps Blog
Universal Apps on Windows 10
I’d say about time. Had it on iOS for ages. On Windows Site
Lateral menu - Windows Phone - Tutorial
Windows Phone Design Guidelines
The official guideline from Microsoft is here and it’s particularly interesting while compared to Apple and Google guidlines.
Making your first game - Youtube
Migrating a native iOS app to native WP app
Really interesting since he listed the differences between the 2 platforms.
Lots of tips for iOS developement
This is a lot technical, be vary. ;)
How to receive a million packets per second
The whole Cloudflare blog is always packed of interesting informations.
Shared Core Data - iOS
Command line Cuide for Linux
Reading the comments and the threads on reddit it seems like after resetting the password you won’t be able to log in for some unknown reason, probably even worse than the attack itself. I have no idea if it’s just a few rare cases of widespread, but I read more than a few people complaining about that. Happy as always using 1Password, even though there has been a [security breach on that side as well]. The problem is not in 1Password itself, but rather on Mac OSX and iOS and all apps using the Keychain are affected.
JS Animations Library
JS Unit Testing
Writing a book in emacs
App for submitting radars to Apple and finding duplicates
Especially useful from WWDC to Fall, as we test betas. Yes, Xcode I’m looking at you.
Best comment in Source Code - Stack Overflow
There are absolute gems in here, like:
Exception up = new Exception(“Something is really wrong.”);
throw up; //ha ha
//When I wrote this, only God and I understood what I was doing
//Now, God only knows
And SO many more…
A guy even outed himself over this entry on that thread.
List of engineering blogs
A real bunch of them. Check the first one if you want one place for them all. From there you can
Reddit helps a user find justice against a Uber Driver
Learn to program Arduino
The worst failures of the day
Virus Creators of Reddit, Why you do that?
I love the ones used to social justice. Nerd power xD
Anyway Best Ones IMO:
- The top one is hilarious, he pranked his friend who was using pirated software that he was calling the police.
- Making all laptops in his Uni to play fart noises every once in a while, for years.
- Java Updater. Not gonna sup this up, just take a look at it and the first two comments, gold.
- Someone talking about actual bio viruses
- Teacher encouraging virus creators
- Keeping a Virus for yourself and finding that your antivirus picks it up as GenericW32/TrojanHorse a few years down the line
- WOW Gold Stealer
- Two Kinds of Virus Creators
- Virus VS Cocky people
- Installing Viruses on Android
- Brother “forces” other brother to come out as gay using a Keylogger
- Virus to test Company Firewall
- The old days…
So you have to remember that back then programming is not like it is now. The internet barely existed and it wasn’t common. People were not just downloading Visual Studio Express and banging away from a YouTube video on how to build an iOS app, architect business software for Windows, or use a web API. It just didn’t exist.
I remember comments from the various AV celebrities at the time saying that it took no skill to create a virus and also that we should get proper jobs. I always found that insulting for the above reason. And yet now, we were the forerunners to the modern field of security professionals doing pen-testing.
As for me, I left all of this behind in the early 00’s. Too many people I knew had retired out of fear of government intervention (despite them only being interested in doing this at home and publishing the source code of the results), the rest were in jail, or starting to have other commitments like work or family and having to leave it all behind.
I had a terrible government scare and after publishing the details of some final work left completely; I mean according to some of the laws it seems that even doing your own research can land you in jail. That’s not fair.
Random dogs running - WARNING: Turn down your volume!
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Why GoLang is Doomed to succeed
When you needed to compile code via fucking email.
This sounds terrifying…
How to become an Indie
That’s if you live in the USA. I don’t understand why people think that USA = The World.
Instacast Shutting Down
This strucks me as really weird, they did all they could to boost profitability, releasing a paid version every year or so. More so than any other podcast player for iOS that’s still in business right now. Was a great app, really sad.
I think that the best way is to just create a new project about something easy that you want to make and go for it, at your pace. It’s gonna be much more useful than just “write a program that splits an array using these conditions” or stuff like that. The good part about this is that it includes real ideas for real apps, really helpul if you can’t find any idea (There are easy ones and hard one, don’t do any of the networking ones at the beginning).
One key part though is to learn to think as your program as a sum of different “modules”. And keep each module on its own. It does this thing and this thing only, it doesn’t try to do a thousand thing in one.
You need to think, also, about being able to keep each module expandable as needed, that means keeping them general. That’s the base of MVC where the user interface is decoupled from the data you want to display and they communicate using some sort of “Controller”, think of it as a sort of “brain” that connects the two things together.
Windows 10 Universal app from scratch - 57 mins video
App Stores Metrics
The Music Business
TLDR: Artists treated as shit, as expected. So sad.
xcconfig files for Universal Frameworks
Most Embarrassing E3 Moment Ever
Including a psyco drummer, dick jokes, people showcasing a game they have no idea how to play, high school musical, Jamie Kennedy, Make a meme come on, All the feels, weird pictures, “Luke Skywater and Darth Vapor.”, Asian guy trying to speak english and failing terribly, “Battles based in ancient Japan, so here’s this giant crab”, tv tv tv tvvv, <3 at-t, i’m smiling, look, PS vs Xbox Take 2, Ballmer going crazy - NOT E3 THOUGH, Scripted Kinect, Girl Wood, Console Peasant.
Swift - CloudKit Tutorial
What would happen if a black hole appears next to me
File Optimization for Files
Windows 10 Universal Application Tutorial
Free licence for small teams/personal
How range() works in python
Alien battle near the moon, what appens to humans?
And here are a few essays:
- Ubuntu Search - Using http
- Fake in-app purchase Server
- The Optimizer
- Is Vibe secure?
- Decompiling for beginners
- Crap preinstalled
- Thoughts on Twitch Plays Pokemon
Fat People Hate Closed Down
Legal AMA for GameDevs
What is Code?
Executing Java Code In Comments
Script: Clean iOS 7->8 API diffs on apple.com
Doesn’t say if it works 8->9 as well, but I guess it does since I found it in my twitter feed (no assurances).
Creating a language using Assembly - Presentation Slides
Copy the clipboard - JS
Cold War JS - Press ? for the explanation once on the page
Random Questions, with actual answers
Over 11000 birds smashed into airplanes in 2013, finally someone found out the reason
How SMS works
Lord of the rings characters fate after the war
why China has problems exporting its culture abroad
how is living as a police officer
9 years old explains net neutrality
pokemon Hall of fame - 2 lv 1 pokemons
scientific research program
WatchKit to Watch app
If you already have a Watch app written for iOS 8.2, you may deliver both versions of your Watch app inside the same iOS app.
Cydia Developement Resources.
Last, but not the least JailbreakCon is going to start on June 20 if anyone’s interested.