I’ve been playing around with magic pirate arr(ays) and strr(ings) for PHP 5.3. pirate.php uses evil voodoo (and a rubber chicken with a pulley in the middle) to work. Let me explain… A pirate arr(ay) is basically some syntax sugar that lets you map arrays easily. To illustrate, let’s say I’ve got an arr of treasure chests: $chests = arr( new TreasureChest(100), ...
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I’ve been trying out some html5+css3+js. What do you think? Also, something I reckon is kinda neat.. view source to see how the background noise and gradient is made without images. ;-)
Go at I/O: Frequently Asked Questions →
Efficiently Rendering CSS →
Very interesting. I’d never really considered the performance of CSS all that much before.
Paul Buchheit: What to do with your millions →
MY DESK IS 8-BIT (by alex varanese)
Of San Francisco →
Some fantastic photographs.
Java Now Running on Apple IIc →
There must be 50 ways to start your Mongo →
Pretty good explanation of setting up master/slave stuff in MongoDB.
Announcing MulletDB (Formerly NoNoSQL) →
“It combines SQL (the business) with NoSQL (the party) to create what’s easily the Mullet of databases.”
Node.js chat server in CoffeeScript
Chris Eppstein Refactors Digg.com's Stylesheets... →
jayrobinson: Spoiler: He reduces the lines of code by 32% and fixes six bugs without trying.
PyPy: The other new compiler project →
Aha! So this is how PyPy is so fast.. it’s written in a subset of Python called RPython (“restricted Python”), which can be compiled into a lower level language.
You might as well make a shirt that says “LINUX! AMIRITE?” or “HEY GUYSE!...– An Open Letter to Geeks and Nerds (Part 2)
Monocle - An async programming framework with a... →
Take note of the decorator… @_o .. awesome.
Web Fonts Preview! →
ultimatenerd: With the advent of the Google Fonts API and Google Font Directory, Google has produced a tool to make it SUPER easy to get Open Fonts onto your website.
Thanks from 99designs: We are the champions (by 99designs) 99designs won a people’s choice Webby award, so we fulfillied our promise of public humiliation. Oh and Tumblr and Dropbox, no hard feelings ok? :-)
attaboy: For decades, we’ve measured cars energy potential in horsepower. Now apparently we can measure data server potential in cowpower. An excellent plan for world bovine domination. It’s like the matrix.. but for cows.
Everything You Need to Know About Unicorn →
Looks interesting, will read later..
Midnight Theme (Dopebrother 7 Inch Remix) - Manzel
Darwin to Perth →
My sister’s husband has been working on a site about the holiday we went on a little while ago.
Modern Love - Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear →
Wow, this is actually quite a good read. I was expecting the usual cliched story but this is quite different. Worth the read.
The Bygone Bureau - A Journal of Modern Thought →
“We believe in publishing good ideas and polished prose. We edit everything. We argue about every inch of our site because we care about details. We cherish and shamelessly emulate those who do it better than us.” via Trivium.
PyPy is the Future of Python →
Kinda crazy, but definitely cool. Python written in Python turns out to be faster than Python written in C. Who would’ve guessed?
jayrobinson: Threaded by David Lanham One of my favorite artists, David Lanham, with a timelapse video of his vector drawing process.
SPDY: The Web, Only Faster →
I’ve been hearing a bit of buzz about SPDY recently. It could be quite cool if it gets adopted by browsers. I’m currently reading through the spec. I’m thinking about writing a SPDY web server in something like Node.js or eventmachine. I will ponder this…
Aussie team « Full Code Press →
Fuck yeah! Pretty strong team. Good luck guys. :-)
GitHub Issues Cappuccino App: Desktop and Web →
Only tried it for 10 seconds but it looks good. Will try the desktop version later.
A look at how malloc works on the Mac →
Interesting and informative. Worth the read.
A sneak peek at the Native Client SDK →
Music Notation with HTML5 Canvas →
Impressive. Results look great too.
Multiple Choice: If you choose an answer to this... →
My head hurts.. :-/ Try to guess it before you read the answer.
For loops help - comp.lang.c →
This is oh so cruel…
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Bug or feature? →
A pretty interesting bug with some subtle unintended side effects.
PHP Pro Tip
Extend your class from ArrayObject to make an array-like object without having to implement a whole bunch of BS interfaces. Also, as a bonus you get pass by reference semantics. Thanks to Paul for pointing this out.
37signals - Mark Imbriaco →
“I sat down with Mark Imbriaco to talk about life as a server admin at 37signals.” .. looks interesting, will watch later.
“Realtime web traffic visualisation” .. uses Node.js, don’t miss the demo.