Caching is a fundamental and omnipresent concept in computer science. From memory caches used by your computer’s CPU to the browser cache which seems to be responsible for every mysterious “issue” with a random website (“have you tried clearing your cache?”), caching is everywhere.

Most developers understand the basic gist: caching makes things faster. When you want to grab some data that is expensive to look up (in terms of time or other resources), you cache it so that next time you want to look up that same data, it’s much less expensive. …

Alex Landau

I create stuff. Mostly software. https://balexlandau.com

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