Producer Consumer: A Comparison of C and Go

April 02, 2014 by Alex Coco

I've been planning to learn some Go for a while now. A friend of mine loves it and takes every opportunity he has to get me to try it. I finally got to try it out and I'm really loving it. One of the courses I'm taking right now is Operating Systems. It has significantly less to do with operating systems than it has to do with learning about deadlocks and synchronization in C. One of the problems we explored was the producer/consumer problem. I decided to write a solution to this problem in both C and Go and compare them.

One Week With Mailbox

November 08, 2013 by Alex Coco

After my Gmail accounts stopped sending me push notifications, I decided to try out a new mail client. I had already tried Mailbox and Gmail before but wasn't impressed enough to move away from Mail.app. I decided to try Mailbox again.

Asset Magic Tricks

June 21, 2013 by Alex Coco

What if you didn't have to copy over assets between projects every time you wanted consistency? I learned a neat little trick that lets you package assets away into a Gem that can be bundled with any number of Rails applications.