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Friday, January 3, 2020

In This Edition:
Data Structures Vs Hash Tables, design tools, end users, Perl paint splatters & the history of ketchup!

Ordered Data Structres Vs Hash Tables


Evan Jones published an interesting and helpful article on the differences between ordered data structures and hash-tables, and when is best to use them.


Awesome Design Tools

Image: Lisa Dziuba

Lisa Dziuba has created a huge list of design tools for every scenario, from logo design and wireframing to augmented reality and 3D modelling tools.

Catering For End Users


The Instadeq Blog has a great list of things that end users care about but programmers don't, such as "Use the fonts I use in Office" and "emoji support".


Perl Paint Splatters


According to Colin McMillen, 93% of paint splatters can be recognised as valid Perl code using OCR software.


The History of Ketchup

Image: Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post has an interesting article on the history of Ketchup. It originated in 17th century China as a fermented fish sauce, without tomatoes, called ke-tsiap before travelling along the British empire to the west.

About Found This Week

Found This Week is a curated blog of interesting posts, articles, links and stories in the world of technology, science and life in general.
Each edition is curated by Daryl Feehely every Friday and highlights cool stuff found each week.
The first 104 editions were published on Medium before this site was created, check out the archive here.

Daryl Feehely

I’m a web consultant, contract web developer, technical project manager & photographer originally from Cork, now based in London. I offer my clients strategy, planning & technical delivery services, remotely & in person. I also offer freelance CTO services to companies in need of technical bootstrapping or reinvention. If you think I can help you in your business, check out my details on

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