Link Post and Podcast Roundup: October 2020 Edition

October’s links.

What happened to our infrastructure when a customer got over 10 million page views in a few hours? by @jackellis

An interesting post-mortem of when a site gets an order of magnitude more traffic.

Emoji Catalog Library

A library that provides access to +3300 emojis as class constants.

Understanding Relationships in Laravel Factories by @jclermont

This is helpful when you’re creating testing items that depend on each other. I’m actually surprised this hasn’t come up before.

Comic: Not the same

This is a fix both situation.

Super Mario Bros. 3 in 3 minutes - World Record Speedrun Explained

Users can do some crazy things to exploit a bug in unexpected ways even in 30 year old games.