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js/template

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One of my favorite packages in the Go standard library is [html/template][htmltemplate]. Not only does it provide a solid templating language equivalent to [text/template][texttemplate], but it ensures its safety of any HTML or JavaScript you throw at it. Unfortunately, it can be a little limiting when working with external JavaScript resources, but there are a couple options for working around those limitations.

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Building a Giphy-Searching App in GTK+ 3

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Web applications get all the hype these days, so why not buck the trend and build a desktop application instead? In this post I’m going to use Vala and GTK+ to build a simple desktop program for searching Giphy, the popular GIF database.

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Amazon Glacier Backups in Bash

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Why use an official Java or .NET-based algorithm when you can write your own in Bash? This script uses the AWS CLI tool to back up a file to an Amazon Glacier vault, without the need for a heavy runtime.

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