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MacOS High Sierra Changes

So far the impact of the installation has been minimal. I haven’t noticed the (perceived) dramatic file system speed increase with APFS. I also haven’t seen the size benefits of HEIF or HEVC, but did get a prompt on my iOS device immediately after MacOS installation telling me the formats were going to change. I …

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H1B Visas and Indentured Servitude

Update: There is a ton of nuance this post has brought to my attention. Yes, you can transfer your application to your new employer, see this quote: Generally, if your I-485 application has been pending for 180 days or more, you are eligible to change jobs and continue your green card application. Search Google for …

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Bring RSS Back

The Death of Google Reader really meant the death of RSS. The technologies that moved to Google to die – feedburner, pubsubhubbub, blogger, etc. – also diminished the mindshare of RSS. Interestingly, Google was constantly trying to divert resources from these technologies to build their various attempts at social networks. But basically, Reader died so …

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Swagger for Spring

More specifically, Spring Boot. Swagger is meant to describe your APIs in a quasi-HATEOAS way, but you must provide Swagger definitions and run code generators to output your documentation. What if all the definitions were in Java annotations and code generation never has to happen? And the Slate UI picks up all your changes in …

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