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Hi, I'm Brandur.

I like databases, the independent web, and fast interfaces. I write in full sentences on Slack and use emoticons instead emoji. I think the modern web took a wrong turn on its evolutionary path and that we should resurrect ideas from the earlier days of computing — less centralization, software that's harder to learn but more powerful, and wider technical literacy.

My personal website is here and I'm on Twitter at @brandur.

I'm a sometimes writer. Most frequently by publishing a newsletter called Nanoglyph (which you should sign up for :). Here are its latest issues:

I put other stream of consciousness thoughts into tiny blog posts called fragments:

Once in a while, I write longer form articles:

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  1. A JSON Schema V4 and Hyperschema V4 parser and validator.

    Ruby 208 41

  2. An opinionated toolkit for writing excellent APIs in Ruby.

    Ruby 748 71

  3. Package throttled implements rate limiting access to resources such as HTTP endpoints.

    Go 946 51

  4. A collection of Rack middleware to support JSON Schema.

    Ruby 591 83

  5. A tiny vendorable router that makes it easy to try routes from a number of different modular Sinatra applications.

    Ruby 51 5

  6. A Redis module that provides rate limiting in Redis as a single command.

    Rust 751 44

1,407 contributions in the last year

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September 2020

172 contributions in private repositories Sep 1 – Sep 18

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