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Dave Jacoby

Long time computer user. Long time programmer.

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BS CS, Purdue

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I Met A Var That Wasn’t There: Return of the Spectre of Unicode in Perl

I Met A Var That Wasn’t There: Return of the Spectre of Unicode in Perl

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“Won’t SOMEBODY Think Of The Children?!?!?”: The Spectre of Unicode in Perl

“Won’t SOMEBODY Think Of The Children?!?!?”: The Spectre of Unicode in Perl

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What Do Front-End Devs Think About Safari?

What Do Front-End Devs Think About Safari?

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Transitioning from Ubuntu/Windows+WSL to Mac?

Transitioning from Ubuntu/Windows+WSL to Mac?

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MAC and Me: How Many MAC Addresses Are On Me Right Now?

MAC and Me: How Many MAC Addresses Are On Me Right Now?

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Scripting the Dropbox API

Scripting the Dropbox API

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Scaled Vector Graphics on the Web for Fun and ?

Scaled Vector Graphics on the Web for Fun and ?

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Playing with Windows Terminal

Playing with Windows Terminal

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My Shame

My Shame

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I did an xargs!

I did an xargs!

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"Perl Out Loud", or another way to handle RSI

"Perl Out Loud", or another way to handle RSI

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Stable Sort and Ways Around It

Stable Sort and Ways Around It

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More fun with Javascript Arrays: reimplementing Uniq

More fun with Javascript Arrays: reimplementing Uniq

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Javascript Array(): WAT?

Javascript Array(): WAT?

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Reminding Myself and Others about DST with Perl

Reminding Myself and Others about DST with Perl

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Namespaces and Javascript: I Don’t Know What I’m Doing

Namespaces and Javascript: I Don’t Know What I’m Doing

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Javascript and JSON.stringify: It Almost Comes Correct

Javascript and JSON.stringify: It Almost Comes Correct

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Semiconductors - the Bottom-most Turtle

Semiconductors - the Bottom-most Turtle

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The Ethics of Maintenance Code?

The Ethics of Maintenance Code?

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Is using vim an antipattern?

Is using vim an antipattern?

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Networking, Netmask and Why My Phone Could Not Connect

Networking, Netmask and Why My Phone Could Not Connect

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Fighting the Bus Factor with Log::Log4Perl

Fighting the Bus Factor with Log::Log4Perl

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Is This Snowflake Code?

Is This Snowflake Code?

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What The Perl Conference 2018 Made Me Do

What The Perl Conference 2018 Made Me Do

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Since that last one was severely without Higher Order code…

Since that last one was severely without Higher Order code…

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Quick Hacks and Higher Order Programming

Quick Hacks and Higher Order Programming

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HTTP_DNT: ‘1’ - What To Do?

HTTP_DNT: ‘1’ - What To Do?

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Travelling Salesman Portrait - A Variation

Travelling Salesman Portrait - A Variation

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How and Why I Track Coffee

How and Why I Track Coffee

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On Non-Zero Offsets

On Non-Zero Offsets

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Seeking an In-Depth Linux-To-Windows Translation

Seeking an In-Depth Linux-To-Windows Translation

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Drawing Grids with Perl and SVG

Drawing Grids with Perl and SVG

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“Do I Want To Use Windows Subsystem For Linux?”

“Do I Want To Use Windows Subsystem For Linux?”

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No Stupid Questions: Just One Programming Language?

No Stupid Questions: Just One Programming Language?

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"No Stupid Questions: Ones and Zeroes"

"No Stupid Questions: Ones and Zeroes"

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