What does a desktop environment need to be? I believe that it should function like a desk. Sure it may take a while for long time computer users to get used to the feel of such desktop environment, but wouldn’t it be more productive in the long run? As computers get further integrated with the office and other sorts of work its more and more important that the computers act the way everything else acts. Besides this I always like to know why. Why is this this way? or Why is something done th ... [Post Truncated]
this post is a response to a handful of projects that are trying to build a "blockchain application platform". like i mentioned, there isn't a single blockchain implementation that can keep up with the transaction volume that companies like Visa and AmEx handle every day. to think that something that already can't scale can be transformed into a super fast #p2p app toolkit, without taking a critical look at *why* it doesn't scale, is foolish imo. bigger blocks, shorter block times, &c. none of ... [Post Truncated]
tracker is a standards-based runtime for distributed applications that is designed to be simple enough for a motivated individual to implement in a relatively short time-frame. using this guide together with small number of supporting tools and libraries you will be able to construct, and fully understand, your own standards-conforming peer to peer application runtime. a handful of demo applications and conformance validators are available to assist this process.
; applications are configured and launched in this way ; many applications consist most of a component map and ; middleware that glues things together. components are not ; neccessarily graphical. a component is simply a way to ; represent a discrete unit of behavior. ('type "tracker/multiplexer" 'transport . '(('type . "tracker/bit-torrent-2" 'port . "random") ('type . "tracker/bit-torrent-1" 'port . "random") ('type . "tracker/ ... [Post Truncated]