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        Read the rest of this story with a free account.

        no thanks

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          I’m using scribe.rip as an alternative frontend to medium. Just replace it in the URL. (Fully agreeing that one shouldn’t have to do this)

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      I like reading posts like this. Could’ve been written in java, I’d still get enjoyment out of learning how I’d even tackle something like this.

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      Medium is such a pain to read on mobile.

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        It’s kinda absurd how it went from being some sort of simple, almost plain text blogging engine to being one step removed from “please install our toolbar!”.

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      I wonder if there is a lighter kv database with multi-index support. With pre-generated aggravation such as count, group by and sum.

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        That’s an assertion that needs some justification. Why would it “less thoroughly well engineered”?