React.js is known for its virtual DOM, but as Facebook’s software engineer Bill Fisher said, the virtual DOM is only an implementation detail.
Last week we saw Facebook releasing React Native, which renders native OS components instead of DOM elements. Today Flipboard released React Canvas, a high performance React renderer for
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I have an unhealthy obsession with one-file implementations of useful things in C, which you can just drop into your project and use without configuring libraries with dozens of files. Miniz is one such project: it is a single 225 KB
miniz.c, which contains a
zlib replacement plus functions to read/write ZIP files.
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Linenoise is a small self-contained line editing library written in C by Salvatore Sanfilippo of Redis fame, aimed at replacing the monster readline and libedit libraries. It is used in Redis, MongoDB, and Android.
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