Symbolic Link

In computing, a symbolic link (also symlink or soft link) is a term for any file that contains a reference to another file or directory in the form of an absolute or relative path and that affects pathname resolution.

This site aims to becoming such a link—a reference to some information and data on the internet as well as in my mind, with great flexibility but has a possibility of becoming broken or even misguiding at any time. (Also, the DNS system which resolves the domain is also a kind of symbolic link.)

This idea is heavily influenced and inspired by Intermediate Representation,, and


This domain is owned by Alan Liang. Future use as a personal site is planned but not yet scheduled.

If you would like to use another subdomain of, please let me know.

The symlink icon is © Papirus and me, GPLv3.

About me

I am Alan Liang, a participant of the physics olympiad, a frontend / full-stack developer, a member of KEEER, an amateur photographer, and a fan of cryptology. I love JavaScript/ECMAScript for its great grammar, its simplicity, and its diverse libraries.

(Symbolic?) links to me

Blog | Lab | GitHub | Keybase | StackOverflow | KEEER Git account | Email | V2EX | 知乎 | 网易云


Other miscellaneous stuff