Finally! My Pomodoro Robotlegs timer is hereToday I received my Pomodoro Robotlegs timer. Special thanks to Stray and Robotlegs team for this little gem.
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Sorry, Chrome killed the terminal
That's right. I'm not using the terminal anymore. Instead of that I'm using Chrome. Yes, the Google's browser. There is an extension called Yez! that connects to a Node.js module via web socket. It executes the shell commands and returns the result. And even works under Windows.
Implementing an async queue in 23 lines of code
Recently we had an interesting task at work. The user makes a selection of items and clicks a button. Then for every selected item we have to make a request to our API. The thing is that the user may click as many items as he/she wants. In order to speed up the process we decided to handle four requests in parallel and once some of them is finished we pull the next one. If you ask why exactly four requests in parallel read this paper.