Bio: I help run the Recurse Center. In my spare time, I like learning Mandarin and walking around New York.

A React library for multistep workflows

made by omar, submitted by nicholasbs
A nice, lightweight library for building multistep workflows in React.

Cross-Compiling Rust apps for the Raspberry Pi

made by fabian, submitted by nicholasbs
What do you do if you want to compile a large Rust project on a Raspberry Pi with a comparatively slow CPU and only 1 GB of RAM?

awk: `BEGIN { ...`

made by jemmaissroff, submitted by nicholasbs
A quick introduction to to the basics of AWK. For more, check out part two:

A Beginner's Guide to Postgres Performance Monitoring

made by malisper, submitted by nicholasbs
Some simple things you can do to get useful performance monitoring in Postgres, without any additional software.

A Concurrent Sudoku Solver with Channels

made by danmccandless, submitted by nicholasbs
An overview of modeling the solution to a Sudoku puzzle as a number of independent deductive steps and building a concurrent solver.


made by shazow, submitted by nicholasbs
A custom SSH server, which gives you a chat room instead of a shell prompt when you connect!

Narrated Diffs

made by Thomas Broadley, submitted by nicholasbs
A tool that lets you reorder and comment on each section of your GitHub pull requests (or .diff files) so that your changes tell a clear story and are easier for people to understand and review. Source:

Spatial algorithms under the hood: Ramer-Douglas-Peucker

made by melanieimfeld, submitted by nicholasbs
An explanation and implementation of the Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm. This algorithm is used when drawing maps to simplify vector lines.

Are Turing Machines Programmable?

made by nickdrozd, submitted by nicholasbs
An exploration of the nature of representations of Turing machines, as well as examples of how to implement a Turing machine simulator, single-purpose machines, and finally a general purpose, configurable implementation.


made by toddwords, submitted by nicholasbs
A book of "playable" poetry that's also kind of a game and also kind of an instrument. Source: