Reading “Nim in Action”

I'm currently working through th excellent book Nim in Action by Dominik Picheta. Nim looks like a promising and fresh language: Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. What I like about Nim is that it looks like Python, but it compiles to a dependency-free executable (C, C++, or JavaScript). The language is fairly small, but it allows for writing macros (meta-programming) like a Lisp.
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AWS ECS - I'm Giving Up

The last fews day's I've been learning how to deploy a Flask and React application to AWS. I've decided to shelf that project for now. As a hobby developer and learner I don't need all the features that AWS offers. A setup with Load Balancer, RDS instances, etc. adds a lot of complexity which I have no use for. The plan for this month was to create a test-driven Python and React application.
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Kids and Not a Lot of Sleep

Today I didn't get a lot of “work” done. My daughter woke me up a few times this night, so I only got a couple hours of sleep. Pair that with having a day job, and there's not a lot of energy left for doing tasks that require some concentration. In my spare moments, I keep up with articles about programming. For example, I found this React book by Chris Noring today.
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TIL: Replace Local Files With Remote Files With Git

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Month of Testdriven Python and React

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Ideas for 2020

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Write Type Safe Applications With Reason

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2019 Week 50: A Look Back

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