This week has been about how relational databases work, exploiting serverless computing at the edge, Git's new file system monitoring, an embeddable ebook reader application, a tool to find broken links in text sources and the erotics of infographics.
An introduction to how relational databases work.
An article exploring ways to leverage Cloudflare Workers for offensive purposes that are made possible by the “serverless computing at the edge” model.
An ebook reader application supporting PDF, DjVu, EPUB, FB2 and many more formats, running on Cervantes, Kindle, Kobo, PocketBook and Android devices
An essay on the abuse of infographics. It takes a bit to build up but it gets there, eventually.
Data journalism’s masturbatory indulgence of infographics lays bare an all-consuming fetishization of data.
A tool to find broken links and mail addresses inside Markdown, HTML, reStructuredText, or other text sources.
An article on the new file system monitor flag
fsmonitor to improve the user experience when using Git with large codebases.