Félix Saparelli

(about me)

a.k.a. passcod

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Donating to dependencies (part 1)

Jul 8 ‘18 — I had a little rant on Twitter about the state of making OSS more sustainable, which boils down to heavy skepticism towards the current initiatives that I feel make things…

Writing servers with Tokio

Mar 7 ‘18 — I’ve been writing a small toy project with Tokio in my spare time’s spare time. I’ll write more about it at a later date. What I’ve found writing it, though, is that there is a specific pattern to writing servers,…

An explanation of Rails's permit

Aug 15 ‘17 Background In the WeAllJS Slack (which you should come and visit, if you haven’t already!) someone posted a question in the Rails channel (we’re not all and only about JavaScript! there’s a lot there) asking about clarification and help…

Storing associations of values

Apr 10 ‘17 — This is a description of an algorithm for a particular pattern I’ve encountered several times throughout my programming and systems designing experience. It’s fairly simple, but nevertheless: The pattern is this: you have a set of values,…

Lighting up Rust with Neon

Mar 5 ‘17 — Frustrated by the lack of easy-to-use web frameworks that support Rust stable, I decided to use a stack that I know and love, and that has an absolutely humongous amount of middleware that would do everything I wanted: Node.js.…

Enby stats

Dec 23 ‘14 — So the other day after tweeting a few #…

Coming out

Oct 11 ‘14 — This is not a coming out. When I try to determine how I feel about my gender in words, I go to the Genderqueer wikipedia page. The article itself has a list of five ways someone who…

Passbot: A Gitter Logging Bot

Aug 29 ‘14 — Disappointed by Gitter’s lack of downloadable, deep-searchable, archive of logs, I put my trusty ZNC bouncer up to the task of maintaining a permanent connection to Gitter’s IRC…