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Benjamin Black

Not the Messiah

Location New York Joined Joined on  github website

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Columbia University

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SubReddits Every Developer should follow

/r/badcode can teach you a thing or two

Using ffmpeg to compress, convert, and resize videos

Depending on your platform, additional codecs may be provid...

What advice would you give a CS student starting their freshman year?

Work your way through K&R from beginning to end and do ...

The history behind "grep"'s name

Let's listen to the guy (bwk) who was actually present when...

What resources would you recommend to learn Rust?

The Book, also available in print from No Starch Press if y...

The new (and old) CSS units you've never heard about

lh units can be simulated when using a scalar line height (...

What’s a concept you understand now, but took you forever to grasp?

Matrices

Ditching Sublime for VSCode

vscodecandothat.com/

Here's Why You Should Quote Your Variables in Bash

Too many people have ingrained rm -rf into muscle memory. I...

Migrate from AWS EC2 to Lightsail

I'm waiting for IPv6 before I will use Lightsail. I have be...

Discuss: Favorite Non-Tech Hobby / Activity

Since you just moved to NYC, I recommend: OutdoorFest, th...

Going from an “A” to an “A+” on ssllabs.com

I recommend Mozilla Observatory as a supplement to SSLLabs....

Save page weight with web font subsetting

Google Web Fonts, for example, lets you choose a subset of ...

Limit concurrent asynchronous calls

It's difficult to mentally follow the chain of promises her...

Limit concurrent asynchronous calls

No, because the function returns p itself, not the chained ...

Limit concurrent asynchronous calls

As written, asyncLimit will not resolve until the async fun...

We don't need a ternary operator

I've found one good use for the ternary operator: clearly a...

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