A list of links and notes I collect throughout the year.

Link, Article, Note Desc
jq-play Working with jq in terminal scripts it’s always good to be able to quickly iron out the details. This page greatly healps with that.
bazel build basics Quote: […] Some history and basics of building and build systems, including design decisions that went into making Baze. An excellent summary about build system types. I like a lot because it reveales the motivations behind the decisions that lead to the given approaches.
Youtube: Giving Personality to Procedural Animations using Math A brilliant video. Explains how to implement natural and configurable movements for procedural animations.
https://www.manim.community An open source toolkit to create math animations.
Youtube: The Trick I Used to Make Combat Fun! - Devlog Also great.
motion canvas.io A very unique and clever approach to design animations for presentations and animations with code.
Framework 7 Similar to https://onsen.io/. Build web application that mimic mobile os native look & feel.
Youtube: Faster than Rust and C++: the PERFECT hash table Extreme Hash Table optimization. It’s not just fun to watch but it also explains the inner workings of an important data structure.
Youtube: What’s a Memory Allocator Anyway? - Benjamin Feng I was playing around with Zig and found this great video about how heap memory allocation can work.
Youtube: Is the COST of JavaScriptโ€™s GC REALLY that high? Watching ThePrimeTime - Prime Reacts I found this. Especially interesting to learn that V8 intentially uses frame-pauses to perform GC (if possible).
XML is the future Article about trends and how devs are impacted by hype.
Nobody cares about your blog Alex Molas’s take on owning blog.
Youtube: Browserless app runtime in Rust - Demo app in Zig - Wasm/WebGPU Love the project idea. Also it’s an excellent example on how to explain a complex code heavy project in an approachable way.
https://dontkillmyapp.com/ Found this when reading about Capacitors background worker plugin. Some Android hardware providers seem to have strong feelings about app runtime behavior.
https://report-uri.com/home/generate If you’re like me and have trouble to read/write content security policy string: this helps.

Quick note: the linked content of the articles, videos or websites here do not necessarily reflect my personal opinion. In some cases I might even disagree with all of its content but still like to share it. Over time the content behind a link might be edited or a blog changed into something different. Keep that in mind while enjoying the good stuff. If you find something really bad let me know: cschnack@gmx.de