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Solving murder with Prolog

To discover who killed Mr. Boddy, you need to learn where each person was, and what weapon was in the room. Clues are scattered throughout the quiz (you cannot solve question 1 until all 10 are read).

Notable

The markdown-based note-taking app that doesn't suck. I couldn't find a note-taking app that ticked all the boxes I'm interested in: notes are written and rendered in GitHub-flavored Markdown, no WYSIWYG, no proprietary formats, I can run a search & replace across all notes, notes support attachments, the app isn't bloated, the app has a pretty interface, tags are indefinitely nestable and can import Evernote notes (because that's what I was using before).

The node_modules problem

I think I'm not the first one to talk about this problem even here in dev.to. I quick research trying to found any solution concluded with the image that is the head of this text. The node_modules folder is where your project dependencies are stored, common knowledge. Its weight is also common knowledge.

Highlights for Game Off 2018

Game Off just wrapped up with over 300 games submitted making it our largest event yet! This year’s theme–HYBRID–proved to be both fun and challenging.

Recovering Nintendo’s Lost SimCity for the NES

A lot of you are probably aware of Nintendo’s remarkable rendition of SimCity for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The cartridge launched alongside the system here in the United States, and brought the popular PC game to a brand new console audience. But did you know that Nintendo’s version of SimCity actually started life on the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System?