PlantUML is an open source tool where you can specify your UML diagrams in a text format. Diagrams are defined using a simple and intuitive language. All popular IDE’s and Text editors have PlantUML plugins.Here is a post on installing PlatUML for VSCode.The advantages far outweigh the very minor hiccup of learning the PlantUML language […]

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The Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) is a data format whose design goals include the possibility of extremely small code size, fairly small message size, and extensibility without the need for version negotiation. CBOR is defined in an Internet Standards Document, RFC 7049. The format has been designed to be stable for decades. The objectives […]

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Download Links to the Earth at Night Ebooks: Kindle readers: MOBI [42 MB] All other eBook readers: EPUB [45 MB] PDF readers: PDF [39 MB] “Earth at Night,” tells the story of satellite measurements of global light in the night. Explore the brilliance of our home planet when it is in darkness. For nearly 25 […]

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GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies. The GitHub Arctic Code Vault is a data repository preserved in the Arctic World Archive (AWA), a very-long-term archival facility 250 meters deep in the permafrost […]

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