In the second part of the series on image mosaics, we explore creating mosaics with a stochastic method.
I'm sure you've seen an image mosaic before. Each pixel in the original image has been replaced with an entire image. The tiled, jagged result usually resembles the original image at a distance and, when good component images are chosen, presents the viewer with a very complex image to explore. Let's create some with python.
AWS makes it easy to throw up a quick API. But how do you prevent abuse? You are, after all, paying for the resources that others are using. One way is with API keys and usage plans.
csv2table is a tool that I wrote. Over the
years, I've found myself constantly interacting with
delimited files and constantly frustrated by the lack of
tooling to query such files.
born of that frustration.
PostgreSQL, also known as Postgres, is "the world's most advanced open source database". But what makes it so advanced? In this post, we'll be covering what may be my favorite feature: arrays.
"Mastering Bitcoin" by Andreas M. Antonopoulos is an in-depth discussion of how bitcoin works at a technical level. It goes to great lengths to describe the theory, algorithms, code, and concerns behind the implementation of Bitcoin. While somewhat dated now, this book is a great resource for anyone wishing to understand this transformative technology better.
Lately, there's been a lot of buzz in the computing world about "serverless". Serverless is a concept wherein you don't manage any servers yourself but instead provide your code or executables to a service that executes them for you. This is execution-as-a-service. It introduces many opportunities and also presents its own unique set of challenges.
At work and in many open source projects there is a common pattern of how to manage your code: everything in separate projects. While this keeps everything separate it does introduce some other challenges.
backupcopyand webpack dev server
This is just a quick note about what seems to be a common gotcha when using vim to develop with webpack's dev server.
Subresource Integrity (SRI for short) is a technique that allows you to ensure that your assets are being served unaltered.
Jimmy is a bit of the cultural genome of Truveris.
🎶They roll down stairs and travel in pairs and over your devops dog🎶
The other day a coworker was remarking that their test suite ran much more slowly than mine. Much more slowly than the build server, too.
Today I discovered a neat feature available in both Firefox and Chrome: break on attribute change. This allows us to break when some code changes a DOM element attribute.