Articles Tagged: sink

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  • NaN-Boxing

    How do dynamicly typed languages allow any variable to hold any type? There are a few different techniques, but the one I use for sink is NaN-boxing.

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  • Kong's Garbage Collector

    Garbage collectors (GCs) feel like some sort of esoteric programming magic. What’s really funny is that a simple good-enough garbage collector is actually quite easy to write. The core functionality of Kong’s GC is only around 250 lines of C code.

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