Bit masks as feature flags

28th October 2018 · 8 minutes ·

Here comes that time where masks are dusted off and brought out of the cupboard within which they have lain dormant for the past years. Isn't it the best period to talk about bit masks? 👺

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Representing decimal numbers exactly

26th September 2018 · 9 minutes ·
math ios macos

Most decimal fractions cannot be represented exactly on our modern computer. While, most of the time, this is not an issue, floating point roundoff errors might quickly arise and cause numerous problems.

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OpenType SVG fonts are coming to Apple ecosystem!

09th July 2018 · 6 minutes ·
ios macos

While browsing the headers of the new Xcode 10 beta 2, I noticed a completely new framework in CoreText, confirming the upcoming support of color fonts in Apple ecosystem.

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Elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC)

20th June 2018 · 30 minutes ·
cryptography math security

Elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC) is a public-key cryptography system, very powerful but yet widely unknown, although being massively used for the past decade.

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Let’s try Hadoop on AWS!

04th December 2017 · 15 minutes ·
big data aws hadoop

Recently, I started to get interested in Big Data & DevOps stuff thanks to a school project. There are a lot of resources out there and finding my way in it was complicated. I decided to start small, and scale my game day after day.

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