LillaOst 2 / 2: Plotters + Fake + localStorage

Second and final part of Rust-y parenting: WebAssembly. This covers some details about generating data visualization in real time, build artificial entries for testing and a couple details about how did I approached storage.

New LillaOst Plotters

I'm strongly considering releasing this version of LillaOst as OpenSource. Perhaps the code can be helpful for someone starting with rust and WebAssembly. We'll see.

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Rust-y parenting: WebAssembly 1 / 2

This article covers the evolution of LillaOst from an ad-hoc web solution using server side HTML generation into a Single-Page Application a-la React based on WebAssembly. And how the introduction of Yew results in a more scalable and easier to maintain project.

And best of all, you can test it yourself: WebAssembly LillaOst. It's free and private. And perhaps, if you find something weird, add a nice issue, pretty please?.

New LillaOst Home Page

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Rust supported parenting

Where we use Rust, PostgreSQL, mobile phones and a RaspberryPi3 to keep track our kid's events and we officially became data-driven parents.

The last 18 months have been quite intense for us. Beyond da warus, the transition to full time WFH, changing jobs, we had a kid and we moved to a new apartment. When our kid was a newborn we realized how useful it was to keep track of feedings and nappy changes in a centralized manner. Taking advantage of many sleepless nights I went Rust full stack and I wrote a web-app to support us. And honoring an internal joke we call it:

LillaOst: a web app written in Rust to track your kid's daily events.

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Building Wwise plugins with Pure data + Heavy (+ VS)

Would you like to create a Wwise FX plugin and you have no audio programmer at hand? This approach could help you. This piece examines the niche Pure Data --> Wwise toolchain developed and made public by Enzien a couple years ago. It's an smart and well crafted tool that delivers what promises.

Also, go out there and find an audio programmer.

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Python packages over Subversion

What to do when you want to distribute a python solution through pip but you only have a Subversion server? You can turn your code into a package and ask pi to kindly use your svn server as a trusted source. This text describes a way of doing exactly that with minimal configuration and avoid bothering your busy build engineers.

This piece covers how to do the packaging manually. cookiecutter would be another option but seems overkill for what I want to do. The only dependency of note is a web-browsable Subversion repository or any index based web server.

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