Today I discovered Two-Bit History, “a blog about computer history intended primarily for computer people”, which is right up my alley.

The newest post is about Ada Lovelace and how her famous Analytical Engine program actually works:

I love Greg Heo’s walkthroughs of Swift compiler parts. This one is about the code generation for automatic Equatable conformances:

Swift is getting much better error messages and fix-its for optionals that require unwrapping: This is great, especially for beginners. – a Fediverse instance for & by the Chaos community