Issue 2022-W24

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This week has been about Gemini, a game on SQL, writing a Lua virtual machine, a tool to run offline web applications, a tutorial on pixel art and a memo on better UUIDs.

# SQL Murder Mystery

A game designed to be a self-directed lesson to learn SQL concepts and commands and a fun game for experienced SQL users to solve an intriguing crime.

# How to Make Pixel Art

A tutorial on how to create pixel art monster for a game.

# Redbean

A tool to run offline web applications as a single zip file.

# What is Gemini?

An introduction to Gemini, a way of using the Internet, separate from the World Wide Web, intended to be simpler and better at protecting privacy.

# New UUID Formats

A memo proposing UUID versions 6, 7 and 8 addressing concerns such as poor database locality (UUIDv4) or privacy issues (UUIDv1).

# Writing a minimal Lua implementation with a virtual machine from scratch in Rust

A tutorial on writing a Lua virtual machine in Rust.