Quick Hit: Don’t Do This In Postgresql

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The Postgresql wiki has an interesting page called “Don’t Do This“. On this page, there’s a laundry list of things (some more curious than others) of things that you shouldn’t do. For example, Postgresql has a neat feature (on paper) called rules. But the official stance is that you should probably use a trigger instead. Also, you shouldn’t use uppercase … Read More

Quick Hit: Flutter to Support Desktop Applications

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Google’s Flutter is an application development platform based on the Dart language that was originally designed to make it easier to build cross platform mobile applications. A post on their Github wiki today announced the beginning of support for desktop applications (Mac/Windows/Linux) as an output target. It will be interesting to see how this impacts Electron, given how the Dart … Read More

Getting Started With Windows Subsystem for Linux

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The Problem My Windows text editor was choking while prettifying a complicated XML file, and I wanted to be able to use XMLint without having to set up a Linux VM. One of the cooler features of Windows 10 is the Windows Subsystem for Linux, or WSL for short. WSL basically lets you have a full, real Linux installation running … Read More