New Month’s Resolutions: January 2019

Time to write my technical resolutions for the first month of the new year. But first, review of the previous month’s ones:

– Continue WorldModel [pending]
– Continue Elmie [pending]
– Continue PokerLib [pending]
– Continue SimpleNeuron [pending]
– Give a talk about blockchain [complete]
– Continue BlockchainJ [complete] see repo
– Continue Dexert [pending]
– Continue EthBridge [complete] see repo
– Continue SolidityCompiler [complete] see repo
– Continue Idener [pending]
– Record a talk about Smart Contracts programming [pending]
– Write experimental code for RskJ [pending]

Additionally, I was working on:

– Continue Erlie [complete] see repo
– Start robosim, robot simulation in JavaScript [complete] see repo
– Continue SharpGo [complete] see repo
– Continue simpleevm [complete] see repo
– Continue ChineseP [complete] see repo
– Continue Evm2Code [complete] see repo

My new month’s resolutions:

– Continue WorldModel
– Continue Erlie
– Continue Walang
– Continue robotsim
– Continue Elmie
– Continue PokerLib
– Continue SimpleNeuron
– Continue BlockchainJ
– Continue Dexert
– Continue EthBridge
– Continue SolidityCompiler
– Continue Idener
– Record a talk about Smart Contracts programming
– Write experimental code for RskJ

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Blockchain: Links And Resources (315)

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One-Year Anniversary of the First Bitcoin Sidechain from RSK Lab’s RSKSmart Mainnet: Recap
https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/one-year-anniversary-of-the-first-bitcoin-sidechain-from-rsk-labs-rsksmart-mainnet-recap/

Ethereum (ETH) Developers Plan to Implement ASIC-Resistant Proof of Work Mining Algorithm
https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/ethereum-eth-developers-plan-to-implement-asic-resistant-proof-of-work-mining-algorithm/

A Look Back at 2018: The Year of Enterprise Ethereum
https://media.consensys.net/a-look-back-at-2018-the-year-of-enterprise-ethereum-536552573c60

Key Blockchain Scaling Talking Points at the Ethereum Developer Conference in Prague
https://bitcoinexchangeguide.com/key-blockchain-scaling-talking-points-at-the-ethereum-developer-conference-in-prague/

Build a Decentralized Domain Name System (DDNS) on Top of Ethereum
https://hack.bg/blog/tutorials/part-two-unit-testing-build-a-decentralized-domain-name-system-ddns-on-top-of-ethereum/

The Bitcoin Second Layer
https://medium.com/@timevalueofbtc/the-bitcoin-second-layer-d503949d0a06

Ethereum Explained: Merkle Trees, World State, Transactions, and More
https://pegasys.tech/ethereum-explained-merkle-trees-world-state-transactions-and-more/

ZKSNARKs Plasma ETH Scaling Solution of 500 Tx/s Launched on Testnet
https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/01/06/zksnarks-plasma-eth-scaling-solution-of-500-tx-s-launched-on-testnet

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Programming: Links and Resources (28)

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Bootstrap Themes and Templates
https://wrapbootstrap.com/

Tutorial: Create a MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js (MEAN) stack on a Linux virtual machine in Azure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/tutorial-mean-stack

Overview Of Go Type System
https://go101.org/article/type-system-overview.html

WebAssembly Is Fast: A Real-World Benchmark of WebAssembly vs. ES6
https://medium.com/@torch2424/webassembly-is-fast-a-real-world-benchmark-of-webassembly-vs-es6-d85a23f8e193

Running Rack: How Ruby HTTP servers run Rails apps
https://blog.appsignal.com/2017/01/24/ruby-magic-building-a-ruby-http-server-part-2-running-a-rails-app.html

The iZettle Example: Decentralized Tech Development In Practice (Case Study)
https://blog.crisp.se/2017/03/07/michaelgothe/the-izettle-example-decentralized-tech-development-in-practice-case-study

Rust at speed — building a fast concurrent database
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s19G6n0UjsM

Golang Bot
https://golangbot.com/

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Elizabeth Holberton — Inventor of Breakpoints
https://medium.com/a-computer-of-ones-own/elizabeth-holberton-inventor-of-breakpoints-7c97f51f76e0

“Una computadora propia”, el proyecto que retrata a las pioneras en tecnología
https://www.lanacion.com.ar/2201400-una-computadora-propia-proyecto-retrata-pioneras-tecnologia

ArgentinaR: Comunidad del lenguaje R en Argentina
https://argentinar.org/

“I don’t think I want to be evaluated based on my coding”
https://twitter.com/getify/status/1073037193462071297

The KeY to Software Correctness
https://www.key-project.org/
Decades of experience in proving program correctness for Java

Create web notifications using Laravel and Pusher Channels
https://hackernoon.com/create-web-notifications-using-laravel-and-pusher-channels-a9516427d842

I hate manager READMEs
https://medium.com/@skamille/i-hate-manager-readmes-20a0dd9a70d0

Crearon una startup con foco en facilitar la tecnología a los pequeños y medianos productores
https://www.lanacion.com.ar/2195777-tres-cooperativas-agricolas-firma-tecnologica-crearon-startup

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Blockchain: Links And Resources (314)

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La primera plataforma de contratos inteligentes asegurada por la red Bitcoin cumple un año en funcionamiento
https://www.cripto247.com/comunidad-cripto/la-primera-plataforma-de-contratos-inteligentes-asegurada-por-la-red-bitcoin-cumple-un-ano-en-funcionamiento-179864

RSK Orchid Release v0.6.0
https://github.com/rsksmart/rskj/releases/tag/ORCHID-0.6.0

First Bitcoin sidechain marks major technical milestones one-year after launch
https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2019/01/03/first-bitcoin-sidechain-marks-major-technical-milestones-one-year-after-launch/

Orchid V0.6.0 Network Upgrade
https://media.rsk.co/orchid-v0-6-0-network-upgrade/

Boston-Based Algo Capital Launches $100 Million Fund
https://coincentral.com/algo-capital-launches-100-million-fund/

Busting the Myth of Private Blockchains
https://media.consensys.net/busting-the-myth-of-private-blockchains-9ae0ed058b0d

San Francisco’s “Bitcoin Mafia”: How Bitcoin Started in the City on the Bay
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/san-franciscos-bitcoin-mafia-how-bitcoin-started-in-the-city-on-the-bay/

Getting Started with Geth
https://medium.com/@tzhenghao/getting-started-with-geth-c1a30b8d6458

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Blockchain: Links And Resources (313)

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ZkDai — Private DAI transactions on Ethereum using Zk-SNARKs
https://medium.com/@atvanguard/zkdai-private-dai-transactions-on-ethereum-using-zk-snarks-9e3ef4676e22

The First Cryptocurrency to Use Mimblewimble Privacy Tech Is Now Live
https://www.coindesk.com/the-first-cryptocurrency-to-use-mimblewimble-privacy-tech-is-now-live

Token Exchange to Enable Trading of Nasdaq-Listed Companies
https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-powered-security-token-exchange-will-launch-next-week

2019: The Year Blockchain Begins Finance’s Great Unbundling
https://www.coindesk.com/2019-the-year-blockchain-begins-finances-great-unbundling

Tony Robbins Explains How Bitcoin Works to His 3 Million Followers
https://bitcoinist.com/tony-robbins-what-is-bitcoin/

State of Crypto: 2018 Market Trends
https://medium.com/@demibrener/state-of-crypto-2018-market-trends-7066f5484217

Dip Dapp Doe — Anatomy of an Ethereum distributed fair game (part 1)
https://hackernoon.com/dip-dapp-doe-anatomy-of-an-ethereum-distributed-fair-game-part-1-5ee78980e360

The Trust-Trading Scam Kit
https://medium.com/mycrypto/the-trust-trading-scam-kit-98aaf18270a7

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JavaScript: Links, News And Resources (27)

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TOREAD
NodeJS as an… Operating System?
https://medium.com/@kieranmaher13/nodejs-as-an-operating-system-b23eb88bc44d

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How to use NodeJS without frameworks and external libraries
https://hackernoon.com/how-to-use-nodejs-without-frameworks-and-external-libraries-97eb6acac9e3

Three Controversial Charts From the State of JavaScript 2018
https://medium.freecodecamp.org/three-controversial-charts-from-the-state-of-js-2018-ec9dda45749

Advanced TypeScript Types with Examples
https://levelup.gitconnected.com/advanced-typescript-types-with-examples-1d144e4eda9e

Understanding Asynchronous JavaScript
https://blog.bitsrc.io/understanding-asynchronous-javascript-the-event-loop-74cd408419ff

Now You See Me: How To Defer, Lazy-Load And Act With IntersectionObserver
https://medium.com/@smashingmag/now-you-see-me-how-to-defer-lazy-load-and-act-with-intersectionobserver-161aa0ffd7e9

Algorithms in JavaScript
https://medium.com/siliconwat/algorithms-in-javascript-b0bed68f4038
40 Problems, Solutions, and Explanations

Javascript, the bad parts, and how to avoid them
https://medium.com/@Rewieer/javascript-the-bad-parts-and-how-to-avoid-them-1a7c9bc5a0dd

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