Simon Willison’s Weblog

Tuesday, 15th March 2022

typesplainer (via) A Python module that produces human-readable English descriptions of Python type definitions—also available as a web interface. # 6:18 am

Bugs in Hello World. If a Unix program attempts to send its standard output to /dev/full it should return an error code. Many classic “hello world” programs fail to correctly handle this case. # 6:14 am

Contributing to Complex Projects (via) Mitchell Hashimoto describes in detail his process for understanding and eventually contributing to a complex new codebase. I picked up a whole bunch of useful tips from this. # 6:09 am

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