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Welcome to Lyndon Armitage's Blog.
I mostly write about programming and technology related subjects, for more information on me see my about page.

Any posts contained are my own opinions and musings and are not representative of my employer.

Recent Posts

Wordle Solver in Scala

With the basic Scala implementation of Wordle out of the way in my last post I thought it might be a fun activity to create a Wordle solver/helper in a similar way. I like to avoid using such things on real world puzzles as they suck the fun out of them but writing them and testing them is fun in and of itself, so lets get started.

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Wordle in Scala

The game Wordle seems to have come out of nowhere in recent months and become a favourite among many. In this post I will show how you can make a game similar to Wordle in Scala.

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Software Activism & NPM

Recently there’s been an outpouring of software activists or, as some call them, hacktivists, protesting the war between Russia and Ukraine. One of these people, a man by the name of Brandon Nozaki Miller, decided to introduce malware into a popular Node.js library known as node-ipc.

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Security & Vampirism: Don't Invite Them in

In an old talk by Kevlin Henley he made an observation on an effective programming habit through the use of a vampire analogy. The analogy went something like this:

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Book Series: Mistborn

Recently I finished reading the Mistborn book series by Brandon Sanderson, a fantasy series set in his Cosmere setting. This is a brief review of that series.

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