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Mutable Objects in JavaScript

JavaScript Objects and Arrays are mutable data structures, and constants and variables are references. I tripped over this recently working on state update logic in a React app.

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Languages, Fast and Slow

Some months ago I gave a talk at Beuth University of Applied Sciences about the application of JavaScript as a fullstack language. I built a with an express backend and a react frontend and gave a demonstration. It was not long before people started asking questions about CORS, global state and lifting state up.

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Learning Relaxations

One of the biggest tasks to keep me busy in 2019 was research. More precisely, my work for Prof. Felix Biessmann on a new approach to Relaxed Functional Dependency (RFD) detection, and in this article I want to present and discuss that work.

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The Essence of Backups in Linux

I see a lot of tools and guides on how to create backups in Linux, but they often lack an explanation of the key principles *behind* the backup. In this post, I want to explore the basics, and demonstrate how and why Linux backups can be effectively employed.

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