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TLDR is what Linux man pages always should have been

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If you get stuck using a Linux tool, the first port of call shouldn’t be to Stack Overflow, but rather its “man pages.” Man — which is short for manual — retrieves documentation for a given program. Unfortunately, this can often be dense, hard to understand, and lacking in practical examples to help you solve your problem. TLDR is another way of looking at documentation. Rather than being a comprehensive guide to a given tool, it instead focuses on offering practical example-driven instructions of how something works. Take wget, for example. This is a tool used for downloading files from…

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seriousben
20 days ago
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Community driven man pages centered around examples.
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Python to Go Cheatsheet

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Article URL: https://www.353.solutions/py2go/index.html

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15771488

Points: 13

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seriousben
21 days ago
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Interesting comparison. Lots of similarities.
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The Senior Engineer’s Guide to Helping Others Make Decisions

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Article URL: http://silverwraith.com/blog/2017/10/the-senior-engineers-guide-to-helping-others-make-decisions/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15679853

Points: 146

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seriousben
33 days ago
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A must read and a problem every developer faces https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15679853
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How slot machines are designed to be addictive

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Article URL: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/datablog/ng-interactive/2017/sep/28/hooked-how-pokies-are-designed-to-be-addictive

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15632058

Points: 24

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seriousben
40 days ago
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Enlightening explanation of strategies slow machine are using to increase time spent playing.
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Web scraping tips no one tells you

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Article URL: http://go-colly.org/articles/scraping_tips/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15632016

Points: 20

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seriousben
40 days ago
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Common sense overview on how to start scraping.
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Blockchains Considered Harmful: Is Brute-Force Processing Replacing Good Design?

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Article URL: https://www.sigarch.org/blockchains-considered-harmful-is-brute-force-processing-replacing-good-design/

Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15605753

Points: 81

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seriousben
41 days ago
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Interesting discussion on HN regarding the impact a PoS would have over the current PoW https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15605753
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