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You don’t need to know how to write or read code to compile it. There are many ways to install software, but you get an option not available elsewhere with open source: You can compile the code yourself. The classic three-step process to compile source code: $ ./configure $ make $ sudo make install Thanks to these commands, you …

Get started writing WebAssembly in human-readable text with this step-by-step tutorial. WebAssembly is a bytecode format that virtually every browser can compile to its host system’s machine code. Alongside JavaScript and WebGL, WebAssembly fulfills the demand for porting applications for platform-independent use in the web browser. As a compilation target for C++ and Rust, WebAssembly enables web …

The decades pass, but we still write software in the same way as in the XX century. Our software is a large castle, formed by several layers superimposed and mixed, in order to facilitate its own maintenance, but which, in fact, end up creating the opposite effect: a true monolith. Whaaaattt? Oh yes! Class structures, …

Linux is a great platform for programming—it’s logical, easy to see the source code, and very efficient. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different ways to use Linux. Here I’ll explain why so many programmers choose Linux. When I first started using …