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Learning Programming with Nim

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Article URL: https://narimiran.github.io/nim-basics/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17302719

Points: 121

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Eshell as a main shell

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Article URL: https://ambrevar.bitbucket.io/emacs-eshell/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17026490

Points: 134

# Comments: 50

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IMHO

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"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
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Covarr
700 days ago
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I wholeheartedly cannot bring myself to pronounce PNG as "ping".
Moses Lake, WA
mooglemoogle
699 days ago
What monster does that?
bluegecko
698 days ago
I only just learned that not everyone does. Like in this comment thread. And just for the record, I've been on web since Mosaic was the best browser.
endlessmike
694 days ago
I do
endlessmike
694 days ago
My gf and I had an argument about how to pronounce GIF. I ended it by saying it wouldn't be an issue if animated PNGs had taken off
emdeesee
700 days ago
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HTH HAND
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tedder
700 days ago
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tabs after a period, lolol
Uranus
deezil
700 days ago
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I met someone once who called it SQULL. I should have punched them when I had the chance. Also, two periods.

*edit* And it's always been humble.
Louisville, Kentucky
NielsRak
700 days ago
Only one! Burn the witch!
Lythimus
700 days ago
I've found people who use two spaces will be much less consistent. They will rarely use 1, but 3 seems to be a common scenario.
mooglemoogle
699 days ago
I used to use two spaces. I learned that way. But I got peer pressured into switching to one at some point and it was much easier than I expected to switch. Now two looks weird to me.
digdoug
698 days ago
I started calling it "SQUEAL" long ago. But I also like to pronounce git with a soft-g
bluegecko
698 days ago
I do that, but only with My Squeal. Otherwise it's Microsoft Sequel, Squel Lite, and then just Postgres.
DivinuZ
696 days ago
In my *humble* opinion. Weapons from a more humble time (on the Internet).
alt_text_at_your_service
700 days ago
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"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
alt_text_bot
700 days ago
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"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
XPav
700 days ago
Gotta be faster there a_t_b

What Kind of Restaurant Patron Are You?

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What Kind of Restaurant Patron Are You?

Can you serve the meal on an oven pan or coffee table book?  I’m allergic to plates.

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zippy72
2135 days ago
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alt-text: Are your avocados grass fed?
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How To Lose Friends Playing Catan

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How To Lose Friends Playing Catan

If you do this, we can no longer be friends.  Tell us other sneaky game moves you’ve encountered on our Facebook page.

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zippy72
2177 days ago
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alt-text: The only effective response to this move is to flip the table over and ruin the game.
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Heartbleed Explanation

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Are you still there, server? It's me, Margaret.
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Jerom
2176 days ago
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Я больше шар не видел. Супер пост.
Moscow, Russia
tomazed
2178 days ago
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crystal clear
josephwebster
2181 days ago
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This is actually a very good explanation.
Denver, CO, USA
Tobiah
2181 days ago
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XKCD explains heartbleed
San Jose, California
Lacrymosa
2182 days ago
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good simple explanation of heartbleed
Boston, MA
jchristopherslice
2182 days ago
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Computer Science 101
Clemson, SC
expatpaul
2183 days ago
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The best explanation of Heartbleed I've seen.
Belgium
chrisminett
2183 days ago
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xkcd does it again!
Milton Keynes, UK
katster
2183 days ago
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Simple is good.
Sactown, CA
mitthrawnuruodo
2184 days ago
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Best explanation, yet.
Wherever
mrnevets
2184 days ago
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Heartbleed: a simple explanation. It affected a huge number of websites. Be safe and change your passwords!
macjustice
2184 days ago
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Best explanation yet.
Seattle
jkevmoses
2184 days ago
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Great explanation of Heartbleed that is causing internet security issues all over the place.
McKinney, Texas
srsly
2184 days ago
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You know I'm only sharing this because I've never seen a story this shared before. 56 people! 57 now.

I should get back to work.
Atlanta, Georgia
grammargirl
2184 days ago
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Clearest explanation I've seen by FAR.
Brooklyn, NY
smadin
2184 days ago
yeah, I think this does a very good job of making clear JUST HOW BAD this is.
glindsey1979
2184 days ago
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If you aren't a techie, this will explain the Heartbleed bug to you super-simply.
Aurora, IL
chrispt
2184 days ago
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Perfect explanation of how Heartbleed works.
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aaronwe
2184 days ago
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Perfect.
Denver
sfringer
2184 days ago
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In a nutshell!
North Carolina USA
JayM
2184 days ago
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.
Atlanta, GA
adamgurri
2184 days ago
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nice
New York, NY
bgschaid
2184 days ago
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You can’t explain it simpler and more to the point
bogorad
2184 days ago
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Умеет!
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Covarr
2184 days ago
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Ah, now I understand.
Moses Lake, WA
rohitt
2182 days ago
Yes. Clear as a day
revme
2184 days ago
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This actually makes it really clear.
Seattle, WA
teh_g
2184 days ago
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Alt text: Are you still there, server? It's me Margaret.
Roseville, CA
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