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The Full-Stack development experience
2 projects | dev.to | 12 Oct 2023
How Much Faster Is Making a Tar Archive Without Gzip?
8 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Oct 2022
For anyone who wants to try this, zstd -T0 uses all your threads to compress, and https://github.com/facebook/zstd has a lot more description. Brotli, https://github.com/google/brotli, is another modern format with some good features for high compression levels and Content-Encoding support in web browsers. You might also want to play with the compression level (-1 to -11 or more, zstd's --fast=n).
One reason these modern compressors do better is not any particular mistake made defining DEFLATE in the 90s, but that new algos use a few MB of recently seen data as context instead of 32KB, and do other things impractical in the 90s but reasonable on modern hardware. The new algorithms also contain logs of smart ideas and have fine-tuned implementations, but that core difference seems important to note.
Troubling Launching Duckstation
2 projects | /r/macgaming | 5 Sep 2022
It seems to be using a lib called brotli - https://github.com/google/brotli. Can you compile from source?
2000’s Winamp/WMP-ish skins?
9 projects | /r/foobar2000 | 26 Jul 2022
(++) Play Youtube videos and playlistsRelease date: Feb 3 20223dyd, [email protected] libraries: brotli https://github.com/google/brotli (1.0.7)
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7 projects | dev.to | 19 Jul 2022
Alright, the minifying is done. What else? Did you know you can serve HTML, CSS and JS compressed? A lot of websites still use gzip, but there’s also Brotli. Brotli is specifically made for the web and compresses a lot better than gzip in most cases.
Configuring CloudFront to compress objects in AWS CDK
2 projects | dev.to | 1 Jun 2022
You can use CloudFront to automatically compress certain types of objects (files) and serve the compressed objects when viewers (web browsers or other clients) support them. Viewers indicate their support for compressed objects with the Accept-Encoding HTTP header. CloudFront can compress objects using the Gzip and Brotli compression formats. When the viewer supports both formats, CloudFront prefers Brotli.
Looking for maintainer for jvm-brotli
7 projects | /r/java | 18 Apr 2022
Hi /r/java! Jetty is considering implementing dynamic Brotli compression, but the current JVM wrapper for Google's Brotli (jvm-brotli) is somewhat ... abandoned.7 projects | /r/java | 18 Apr 2022
dabbling @epilot-dev with ______
3 projects | dev.to | 21 Mar 2022
Year 2022 marked an amazing start for me with a new stint with epilot GmbH based out of Cologne, Germany. I joined the team to be working on their micro-frontend architecture, with my primary focus going to be on the performance aspects of the applications. Like the first recent addition we did after I started was to add brotli compression to each of our micro-frontend (MFEs) bundles.
Microsoft Security Advisory CVE-2020-8927 | .NET Remote Code Execution Vulnerability · Issue #30 · PowerShell/Announcements
2 projects | /r/PowerShell | 20 Mar 2022
The actual vulnerability is in the third party brotli library. The patch that fixes the vulnerability is here https://github.com/google/brotli/releases/tag/v1.0.9
What are some alternatives?
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor
LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.
LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++
zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems.
LZMAT - git mirror of LZMAT (http://www.matcode.com/lzmat.htm)
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.