Geek
69 stories
·
0 followers

Learning Programming with Nim

1 Share

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

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

Points: 121

# Comments: 60

Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete

Eshell as a main shell

1 Share

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

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

Points: 134

# Comments: 50

Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete

IMHO

7 Comments and 16 Shares
"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete
6 public comments
Covarr
586 days ago
reply
I wholeheartedly cannot bring myself to pronounce PNG as "ping".
Moses Lake, WA
mooglemoogle
586 days ago
What monster does that?
bluegecko
585 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
581 days ago
I do
endlessmike
581 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
587 days ago
reply
HTH HAND
📌 Lincoln, NE ❤️️ Sherman, TX
tedder
587 days ago
reply
tabs after a period, lolol
Uranus
deezil
587 days ago
reply
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
587 days ago
Only one! Burn the witch!
Lythimus
587 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
586 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
585 days ago
I started calling it "SQUEAL" long ago. But I also like to pronounce git with a soft-g
bluegecko
585 days ago
I do that, but only with My Squeal. Otherwise it's Microsoft Sequel, Squel Lite, and then just Postgres.
DivinuZ
583 days ago
In my *humble* opinion. Weapons from a more humble time (on the Internet).
alt_text_at_your_service
587 days ago
reply
"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
alt_text_bot
587 days ago
reply
"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
XPav
587 days ago
Gotta be faster there a_t_b

What Kind of Restaurant Patron Are You?

1 Comment and 4 Shares

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.

Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete
1 public comment
zippy72
2022 days ago
reply
alt-text: Are your avocados grass fed?
FourSquare, qv

How To Lose Friends Playing Catan

1 Comment and 3 Shares

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.

Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete
1 public comment
zippy72
2064 days ago
reply
alt-text: The only effective response to this move is to flip the table over and ruin the game.
FourSquare, qv

Heartbleed Explanation

27 Comments and 116 Shares
Are you still there, server? It's me, Margaret.
Read the whole story
Share this story
Delete
27 public comments
Jerom
2063 days ago
reply
Я больше шар не видел. Супер пост.
Moscow, Russia
tomazed
2065 days ago
reply
crystal clear
josephwebster
2068 days ago
reply
This is actually a very good explanation.
Denver, CO, USA
Tobiah
2068 days ago
reply
XKCD explains heartbleed
San Jose, California
Lacrymosa
2069 days ago
reply
good simple explanation of heartbleed
Boston, MA
jchristopherslice
2069 days ago
reply
Computer Science 101
Clemson, SC
expatpaul
2069 days ago
reply
The best explanation of Heartbleed I've seen.
Belgium
chrisminett
2070 days ago
reply
xkcd does it again!
Milton Keynes, UK
katster
2070 days ago
reply
Simple is good.
Sactown, CA
mitthrawnuruodo
2071 days ago
reply
Best explanation, yet.
Wherever
mrnevets
2071 days ago
reply
Heartbleed: a simple explanation. It affected a huge number of websites. Be safe and change your passwords!
macjustice
2071 days ago
reply
Best explanation yet.
Seattle
jkevmoses
2071 days ago
reply
Great explanation of Heartbleed that is causing internet security issues all over the place.
McKinney, Texas
srsly
2071 days ago
reply
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
2071 days ago
reply
Clearest explanation I've seen by FAR.
Brooklyn, NY
smadin
2071 days ago
yeah, I think this does a very good job of making clear JUST HOW BAD this is.
glindsey1979
2071 days ago
reply
If you aren't a techie, this will explain the Heartbleed bug to you super-simply.
Aurora, IL
chrispt
2071 days ago
reply
Perfect explanation of how Heartbleed works.
37.259417,-79.935122
aaronwe
2071 days ago
reply
Perfect.
Denver
sfringer
2071 days ago
reply
In a nutshell!
North Carolina USA
JayM
2071 days ago
reply
.
Atlanta, GA
adamgurri
2071 days ago
reply
nice
New York, NY
bgschaid
2071 days ago
reply
You can’t explain it simpler and more to the point
bogorad
2071 days ago
reply
Умеет!
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Covarr
2071 days ago
reply
Ah, now I understand.
Moses Lake, WA
rohitt
2069 days ago
Yes. Clear as a day
revme
2071 days ago
reply
This actually makes it really clear.
Seattle, WA
teh_g
2071 days ago
reply
Alt text: Are you still there, server? It's me Margaret.
Roseville, CA
Next Page of Stories