re: Bitmasks: A very esoteric (and impractical) way of managing booleans VIEW POST

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re: I absolutely love working with bitmasks! They pair incredibly well with MongoDB: there are query expressions for $bitsAllSet/$bitsAnySet + $bitsAll...
 

Ayyyyy. I can't disagree with your level of enthusiasm! Bitmasks are definitely great for these kinds of use cases. As long as the code for these design patterns are relatively straightforward and easy to fathom, bitmasks aren't really as "bad" and "esoteric" as I have made them to seem like in the article.

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