Technical oddities for software developers

Test-driving a NixOS VM using libvirt

NixOS has a lot of really cool ideas, but unfortunately installing on a VM is still tricky. This guide is designed as a "just get me something working, please!" way to get a headless NixOS install up and running in a libvirt VM.



On Endianness

Byte Endianness in computers has been a constant source of conflict for decades. But is there really a clear advantage to one over the other?



Line Lengths

An examination of line lengths in programming languages.