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Thursday 26th November, 2020 #

  • Is Salesforce about to buy Slack?
  • Run commands - The phrase is believed to have originated sometime in 1965 at a runcom facility from the MIT Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS)
  • The origins of the unix shell - Louis Pouzin: “I reached the stage where I felt that commands should be usable as building blocks for writing more commands, just like subroutine libraries. Hence, I wrote RUNCOM” - That’s were the rc in bashrc comes from
  • 🚀 New Post: Looking back at - A look back at the implementation
  • Netlify Background Functions - Another interesting feature from Netlify, making it super easy to run background serverless functions that take a long time, like generating a pdf, resizing an image, that type of thing
  • Netlify Edge Handlers - I’ve been recently using Cloudflare workers to do some tasks on the edge, edge computing is pretty cool, the Netlify implementation is nice because it’s packaged in a very Netlifyish way, making it very easy to integrate into your existing projects