Pretty Mes: visual poetry ripped from the headlines

made by DanielMiller, submitted by Mai
Pretty Mes is a Flask app that parses current news headlines to generate "mesostics" (a type of procedural poem) and generative typographies from current news headlines in the style of American experimental artist John Cage.

Recreating forgotten programming languages, for art!

made by piratefsh, submitted by porterjamesj
Sher Minn built an interpreter for the long-defuct "ART 1" programming language from the 1960s, and used it to recreate some of the earliest pieces of computer art. You can see the code here: https://github.com/piratefsh/art1.js

Mosaic Knitting Pattern Generator/Editor

made by Joe_Winter, submitted by Mai
This is a program written in Python to generate and edit mosaic knitting patterns, with built-in validation based on whether the pattern is possible to physically knit! It's currently designed to build an 8 stitch by 8(16) row block, displayed as a tesselation in real time.

You Won’t Believe This One Weird CPU Instruction!

made by vaibhavsagar, submitted by Mai
A brief history of the uses of popcount (aka 'the NSA instruction'), delivered at !!Con 2019.

NwoDB

made by Ngozi Nwogwugwu, submitted by porterjamesj
A reimplementation of the SQLite database, written once in C, and again in Python.

Midi Plotter

made and submitted by jskjott
A program for the HP7440A pen plotter which draws midi notes real-time as they are received ^^

Open Splendor

made by BChizzle, submitted by porterjamesj
An open source implementation of the board game Splendor.

Alt React: An unframework for minimalists

made and submitted by bryanbraun
A background and technical overview of "Alt React," a ReactJS alternative for minimalists (or anyone experiencing JavaScript tooling fatigue).

RC Webring

made by jskjott, mfekadu, JonPizza, submitted by jskjott
A webring made to inspire Recursers to build an online home and share traffic among each other.

nqcc

made by norax, submitted by davidbalbert
A tiny C compiler written in OCaml.