Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-15. A bit smaller this week, looks like less articles picked my interest. ;-)

The Community Canvas

Tags: community, management

Looks like a very nice canvas for building and charting communities.

What exactly was the point of [ “x$var” = “xval” ]? – Vidar’s Blog

Tags: tech, shell

Interesting dive into history explaining why we had the x hack in shell script. Interestingly it was still relevant all the way to 2015 at least…

Understanding Atomics and Memory Ordering - DEV Community

Tags: tech, multithreading, atomics

If you’re still struggling with atomics and memory fences (and you should) this is a good piece to read. It really goes through it all.

SQLite the only database you will ever need in most cases

Tags: tech, sqlite, sql

Starts a bit like a (somewhat deserved) love letter to SQLite. But that also does a good job pointing out some of its caveats and when to not use it.

Bye for now!