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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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gerweck
1229 days ago
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Does this mean IMNSHO means "in my not-so-honest opinion?" Truly an acronym for the modern world.
auspex
1230 days ago
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Definitely "humble", which is why I've _never_ used 'imho'. Never had a humble opinion in my life.
Covarr
1233 days ago
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I wholeheartedly cannot bring myself to pronounce PNG as "ping".
East Helena, MT
mooglemoogle
1232 days ago
What monster does that?
bluegecko
1231 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
1228 days ago
I do
endlessmike
1228 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
1233 days ago
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HTH HAND
Sherman, TX
kjaymiller
1233 days ago
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Team 'IF'
San Diego, CA
Groxx
1233 days ago
I've settled on "jeff"
tedder
1233 days ago
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tabs after a period, lolol
Uranus
deezil
1233 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
1233 days ago
Only one! Burn the witch!
Lythimus
1233 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
1232 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
1232 days ago
I started calling it "SQUEAL" long ago. But I also like to pronounce git with a soft-g
bluegecko
1231 days ago
I do that, but only with My Squeal. Otherwise it's Microsoft Sequel, Squel Lite, and then just Postgres.
DivinuZ
1229 days ago
In my *humble* opinion. Weapons from a more humble time (on the Internet).
alt_text_at_your_service
1233 days ago
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"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
alt_text_bot
1233 days ago
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"Ugh, TMI." "Yeah, that's some tantalizing meat info."
XPav
1233 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
2669 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
2710 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
2710 days ago
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Я больше шар не видел. Супер пост.
Moscow, Russia
tomazed
2712 days ago
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crystal clear
josephwebster
2714 days ago
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This is actually a very good explanation.
Denver, CO, USA
Tobiah
2715 days ago
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XKCD explains heartbleed
San Jose, California
Lacrymosa
2716 days ago
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good simple explanation of heartbleed
Boston, MA
jchristopherslice
2716 days ago
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Computer Science 101
Clemson, SC
pdp68
2716 days ago
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The best explanation of Heartbleed I've seen.
Belgium
chrisminett
2716 days ago
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xkcd does it again!
Milton Keynes, UK
katster
2717 days ago
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Simple is good.
Sactown, CA
mitthrawnuruodo
2717 days ago
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Best explanation, yet.
Wherever
mrnevets
2717 days ago
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Heartbleed: a simple explanation. It affected a huge number of websites. Be safe and change your passwords!
macjustice
2717 days ago
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Best explanation yet.
Seattle
jkevmoses
2717 days ago
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Great explanation of Heartbleed that is causing internet security issues all over the place.
McKinney, Texas
srsly
2717 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
2717 days ago
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Clearest explanation I've seen by FAR.
Brooklyn, NY
smadin
2717 days ago
yeah, I think this does a very good job of making clear JUST HOW BAD this is.
glindsey1979
2717 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
2718 days ago
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Perfect explanation of how Heartbleed works.
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aaronwe
2718 days ago
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Perfect.
Denver
sfringer
2718 days ago
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In a nutshell!
North Carolina USA
JayM
2718 days ago
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.
Atlanta, GA
adamgurri
2718 days ago
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nice
New York, NY
bgschaid
2718 days ago
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You can’t explain it simpler and more to the point
bogorad
2718 days ago
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Умеет!
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Covarr
2718 days ago
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Ah, now I understand.
East Helena, MT
rohitt
2716 days ago
Yes. Clear as a day
revme
2718 days ago
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This actually makes it really clear.
Seattle, WA
teh_g
2718 days ago
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Alt text: Are you still there, server? It's me Margaret.
Roseville, CA
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