Facebook Code from 2007, πŸ—ΊοΈ Google Maps hacks and more

It’s Memon Mondays!

This newsletter is my experiment to share all the cool things I find during the week and share them with my like-minded friends. Let’s get started.

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COOL LINKS

Google Maps Hacks β€” 99 smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps. Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route.

How To Find New Music β€” Do you find recommendation systems of all the music services lacking? This little guide talks about some alternative methods of finding new music.

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DEV

Monoliths Are the Future β€” Recent popularity of microservices is interesting. Monolithic codebases tend to grow out of control and become messy as time passes. Usually different parts of code are following different patterns. Microservices on the other hand is the idea of breaking it down into smaller services. The author here argues (and I kinda agree) that it doesn’t usually line up with reality.

Writing safe shell scripts β€” Some tips on how to make your shell scripts safer.

Spoof β€” Easily spoof your MAC address in macOS, Windows, & Linux. (shared by Naaman)

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STARTUPS ETC

Facebook PHP Source Code from August 2007 β€” Some of their early code was leaked due to a misconfigured Apache which leaked raw, unprocessed PHP code. This is an example of how business success isn't a function of code quality.

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GAME OF THE WEEK

Have you played Apex Legends? It’s a free-to-play Battle Royale game. It’s an FPS. The gameplay is kinda similar to Call of Duty. I personally find this one more fun compared to FortniteΒ―\_(ツ)_/Β―. Pathfinder (pictured above) is my character of choice.

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MEMES

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That’s it folks! Have a great week. Be safe, make good choices, and get enough rest.

Also inbox me if you got something cool to share!

✌️~Asad

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