`zig cc`: a Powerful Drop-In Replacement for GCC/Clang

made by andrewrk, submitted by davidbalbert
As part of writing Zig, a new programming language to replace C, Andrew has also written a C compiler frontend with all sorts of tricks including seamless cross-compilation.


made by jessechen, submitted by porterjamesj
"Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae." Jesse made a Chrome extension to test this theory by jumbling the letters of words in your browser while leaving the first and last letter intact. Turns out it's not as true as you might have thought! You can install the extension here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jumbletron/mkkhhidcfedbiofenhlnlhjpndfbcpmi

Fractals rendered with raymarching

made by Sol Sarratea, submitted by porterjamesj
Sol implemented a raymarching rendering algorithm to draw fractals; they're beautiful! You can see the code on GitHub and more image examples here: https://gist.github.com/solsarratea/6c5166db6c70c5d09dbd4da52025f3e4


made by raymxnde, submitted by porterjamesj
A better/faster search interface for the Messages app on macOS.

Compiling and Interpreting the Lambda Calculus in Haskell

made by tyehle, submitted by porterjamesj
An extensive, clear explanation of how to write a lambda calculus interpreter in Haskell.

Book Wyrm: a federated social reading platform

made by mouse, submitted by Mai
Book Wyrm is a federated alternative to Goodreads that lets you track what you're reading and share it with friends. Try it out here: http://fedireads-test.glitch.me/


made by NQN, submitted by porterjamesj
A narrative scripting engine similar to Ink (http://github.com/inkle/ink), but more portable and implemented using Haxe.

A Deep Dive into Monte Carlo Tree Search

made by brilee, submitted by porterjamesj
Brian gives a deep explanation of how Monte Carlo Tree Search (a key technique for game AIs) works. He implemented the AlphaGo paper from scratch, so he should know!


made by darius, submitted by davidbalbert
A small, readable, self-hosted Lisp to C compiler.

Migrating from Pathogen to native Vim packages

made by QuietMisdreavus, submitted by nicholasbs
A nice overview of Vim 8's native plugin support and how to migrate to it from Pathogen.