This week has been about RocksDB, emoji prompts, managing Python, querying binary files, prompt engineering and a tutorial on TLS.
# How RocksDB works
An article on how RocksDB implements its Log-structured merge-tree.
# Prompt Engineering vs. Blind Prompting
An article on the basics of prompt engineering and how to approach learning it.
An experimental tool for managing Python projects written in Rust. Good to see it avoids relying on the default system Python which is usually a mess. Python Standalone Builds is an interesting project to generate highly redistributable Python builds.
A service that translates prompts to emojis.
A command-line interface tool for querying binary files. Designed to feel simlar to jq.
# See this page fetch itself, byte by byte, over TLS
An interactive tutorial to see what happens in a TLS exchange, step by step.