Escape analysis in Go

Escape analysis is a method for determining the dynamic scope of pointers.

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ArcoLinux and Xmonad

ArcoLinux is my favorite Linux distribution. Xmonad is my favorite window manager.

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Magit vs Tig

Magit is an interface to the version control system Git, implemented as an Emacs package.

Tig is an ncurses-based text-mode interface for git.

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Mounting VeraCrypt containers at boot

VeraCrypt is my favorite encryption software.

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Emacs for Go development

I use Emacs for Go development and I really like it.

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Pointers vs values in Golang

In Golang the general recommendation is to use pointer receivers if there is a need to modify the data structure.

But then the question is can we still use value receivers even if we need to modify data?

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Applicative Functors in Haskell

Applicative Functors in Haskell extend on the idea of Functors.

Functors are things that can be mapped over. Another way of looking at functors
is as values with an added context. For instance, Maybe values have the extra context that they may have failed. Whit lists, the context is that the value can actually be several values or none.
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Functors in Haskell

A Functor in Haskell is a type class.

What is a type class?

A type class represents a set of variables that have certain properties.
For example in Haskell the Eq type class represents things that can be equated.
The Show type class serves as an interface for things that can be displayed as strings.
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Emacs as a window manager

As a developer I find myself having to connect to multiple machines several times during the day. I wanted to automate the process and discovered Expect - a tool for automation of interactive applications.

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NixOS - the purely functional Linux distribution

NixOS is a Linux distribution with unique approach to package and configuration management. Built on top of the Nix package manager, it is completely declarative and makes upgrading systems reliable.

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