Digests » 270

sponsor

Indoorway – tools for seamless digitization of indoor venues

Indoorway is all about making buildings smart. Our company delivers cutting-edge technology that enables creating digital maps, navigating indoors and examining indoor traffic. We're more than happy when passionate developers use our tools to boost their skills and portfolios in smart buildings industry. Want to become one of them? Register on our website to get a free Developer Bundle with our fully-featured SDK. Start creating spatially-aware iOS and Android mobile apps right away!

programming

Blockchain 2018 == NoSQL 2009

“What is NoSQL?” was an impossible question to answer. Beyond, “A database that doesn’t use SQL,” it meant something different to each person involved. “What is Blockchain?” is the same way.

The Problem You Solve Is More Important Than The Code You Write 🔊

Programmers seem to have forgotten the real purpose of software, that is to solve a real-world problem.

PostgreSQL Features You May Not Have Tried But Should

PostgreSQL contains a slew of great features. Many of them are very well known. Others can be incredibly useful but are not as widely appreciated. Here are our top picks for great PostgreSQL features you may not have taken a look at but really should, since they can help you get code into production faster, make ops easier and generally get things done with less code and sweat.

Fibonacci Hashing: The Optimization that the World Forgot

I recently posted a blog post about a new hash table, and whenever I do something like that, I learn at least one new thing from my comments. In my last comment section Rich Geldreich talks about his hash table which uses “Fibonacci Hashing”, which I hadn’t heard of before. I have worked a lot on hash tables, so I thought I have at least heard of all the big important tricks and techniques, but I also know that there are so many small tweaks and improvements that you can’t possibly know them all. I thought this might be another neat small trick to add to the collection.

Monitoring the Fermentation of Sourdough Starter with Computer Vision

Bread, the quintessence of life. People have survived for centuries off this staple consisting only of flour, water, salt, and yeast. Try consuming all these ingredients separately, and you’ll be in for a digestive surprise. However, mix them together and let time do its thing, and the result is the release of profound flavour, texture, and nutrients that were previously locked away.