Notes

Notes, reflections and reviews.

Moving away from Gatsby

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This note logs my thinking on moving Seachess from Gatsby to a custom system.

TOML dates

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This note captures my experience using TOML with Serde in Rust, particularly whilst using dates.

Bulletin report (2020)

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This report summarises the publication of the bulletin in 2020.

Dive into Frictionless Data

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This note captures my personal views on “Frictionless Tabular Data Package”, a specification to provide metadata for CSV files.

Review: nushell v0.21.0

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This note captures my review on Nushell v0.21.0 released on 2020-10-13.

Dive into CSV on the Web

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This note captures my personal views on “CSV on the Web”, a specification to provide metadata for CSV files.

Ten years with the ISO 8601 gem

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Ten years ago, I had a need to record information about the duration of my tasks. I was already familiar with the ISO8601 specification to encode dates and times so it felt natural to use the same specification to encode durations in my dataset.

Addresspack

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This note describes my efforts in processing AddressBase from Ordnance Survey into SQLite.

Git grafting

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This note describes how to extract part of a Git repository and graft it into another repository.

What is an API?

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Lately, I find myself having to explain what is an API to co-workers and friends. This note attempts to explain it.

A dive into the Link header

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This note describes my current understanding of the Link header as defined by the IETF RFC8288.