Why You Should Learn Zig

There is a lot of programming languages in the world, why create another, or more relevantly, why learn another? Today we’re going to be discussing the programming language named Zig and why I have fallen in love with it. Let’s start from the beginning, Zig is meant to “fix” a lot of issues other programming languages have, a good video to watch is The Road to Zig 1.0 by Andew Kelley, which goes into a lot of the nitpicking on other languages such as C, Rust, D, and others....

March 14, 2021 · 5 min · Hanna Rose

Creating Your Own Tools

One thing I’ve noticed in my devops career, either when working on my own project or a project for a company/startup is that there isn’t always a tool or library for your needs. This is one of the brilliant things about being in the open source community, is the ability to adapt and create what you need, when you need it. An example of this is recently I was setting up a Minecraft related thing, specifically Technic Solder and manually packaging and uploading the jar files of mods was extremely painful and tedious....

December 15, 2020 · 2 min · Hanna Rose