One-page Nix expression language overview
Vincent wrote a one-page introduction to Nix language, covering language features you’ll most likely encounter from day one.
Encrypted ZFS mirror with mirrored boot on NixOS
boot.loader.grub.mirroredBootsmodule to have redundant boots with an encrypted ZFS mirror.
Serokell is hiring Nix DevOps Engineers
Serokell is looking for remote full-time Nix SREs.
Yants - Yet Another Nix Type System
Yants is a small runtime type-checker for Nix that can check primitives (
string, etc.) , simple polymorphic types (
attrs), structs/records, enums, functions and more.
It features pattern matching for enum variants, pretty-printed function types and other niceties! Check out the link for screenshots.
NixOS RFC Process
Robin goes into the details of RFC process that Nix community established last year.
Easy IHaskell Docker Images with Nix
Vaibhav shows how to use Nix to package iHaskell into a docker container.
Mobile NixOS: the Present and the Future
Samuel announced full-time involvement into NixOS mobile and the current state of the project.
Pre-commit git hooks with Nix
Git hooks, packaged with Nix, enforced at development time and on a CI.
All the versions with Nix
Matthew explains how to use multiple revisions of nixpkgs to mix stable vs. bleeding edge packages.
Native support for import-from-derivation
Hercules CI gained a crucial feature for development teams. The post goes into the detail how evaluation and realization phases work in Nix and why sometimes mixing the two makes sense.
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