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Advanced MessagePack capabilities
4 projects | dev.to | 13 Oct 2021
Choose the data compression algorithm based on the specifics of your data. For example, if you are working with lots of short strings, take a look at [*SMAZ](https://github.com/antirez/smaz).*
Improving short string compression.
1 project | reddit.com/r/compression | 29 Jul 2021
Take a look at this. Idea behind it seems nice, but it's fixed dictionary ("codebook") was clearly made for English language, and the algorithm itself is really simple. How can we impove on this? Dynamic dictionary won't do, since you have to store it somewhere, nullifying benefits of using such algorithm. Beyond that I have no idea.
80 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
smaz - Efficient string compression library. BSD-3-Clause
What are some alternatives?
ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
LZMAT - git mirror of LZMAT (http://www.matcode.com/lzmat.htm)
Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.
LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++
brotli - Brotli compression format
tiny_jpeg.h - Single header lib for JPEG encoding. Public domain. C99. stb style.
PhysicsFS - PhysFS++ is a C++ wrapper for the PhysicsFS library.