I’m on holiday in Europe for a bit. Antipodean will resume publishing on Oct 4th.
Firefox 6 is here →
Tons of great new stuff in Firefox 6.
Whyday is Friday →
How GitHub Works: Be Asynchronous →
Zach Holman on Github’s work culture (and his hatred of meetings). As usual—discussion on HN.
Etherpad Lite →
Etherpad Lite is based on node.js what makes it much lighter and more stable than the original Etherpad. via
Hey, Bethesda! Let's settle this! →
notch: I am back, and I am excited. Marriage has been wonderful so far, and nobody sabotaged my computer while I was gone. The only negative thing going on at this moment is the Scrolls trademark lawsuit nonsense, and I think I came up with the perfect solution: Remember that scene in Game of Thrones where Tyrion chose a trial by battle in the Eyrie? Well, let’s do that instead! I challenge...
HTML5 Rocks - How Browsers Work →
Behind the Scenes of Modern Web Browsers Seriously good article. In-depth and well written. A must read.
Every OS has its purpose. OSX, building webapps. Linux, running web apps....– TechScruggs (Aaron Scruggs)
The Sad Reality of Post-Mature Optimization... →
It never actually happens that way. Ever. When performance wasn’t a consideration from day one, inefficiency becomes endemic, corrupting every square mibbibyte of the project. Why not iterate a giant array instead of using hashes? Why not use LINQ everywhere, repeatedly and inefficiently filtering a massively excessive superset of the needed data?
Fluid Simulation for Video Games →
I’m currently reading through this. A really excellent and in-depth article so far..
Edit like an Ace →
Improved inline file editing in GitHub. Hot.
Did the 'Sword & Sworcery' Soundtrack Just Get... →
“apparently without permission from Jim Guthrie; get the soundtrack on Bandcamp” via Waxy
Getting refunds on open-source projects →
Simple Ruby Version Management: rbenv →
rbenv lets you easily switch between multiple versions of Ruby. It’s simple, unobtrusive, and follows the UNIX tradition of single-purpose tools that do one thing well.
Mozilla, WebKit To Support Debugging Minified JS... →
The Definitive Guide To Forms based Website... →
Git Streamwrapper for PHP →
Git Streamwrapper for PHP is a PHP library that allows PHP code to interact with one or multiple Git repositories from within an application. The library consists of a Git repository abstraction that can be used to programatically access Git repositories and of a stream wrapper that can be hooked into the PHP stream infrastructure to allow the developer to use file and directory access functions...
Basic Locks and Lockpicking — an online course at... →
“Paid $$$ for a locksmith after locking yourself out of your house? Fuck that. $10 DIY lockpicking course from Learnable.” via @andrew_k
How to seem good at everything: Stop doing stupid... →
Great article.. and some great discussion at Hacker News.
What did Stringer Bell do wrong? →
This is why I <3 Quora. In-depth answers on random topics. :-D via
Use strong, definite language in your writing. Make that sentence your bitch.– The Elements of Fucking Style
What Proxies Must Do →
It turns out it’s harder to write a HTTP proxy than I’d first thought..
The Mission to Get Osama Bin Laden →
Wow.. great article.
DO NOT argue with Lisp programmers, believers in the Semantic Web, or furries.– Charles’ Rules of Argument
"I sent a balloon to space and photographed Venus... →
Pure awesome!! :-D
Stuff Everyone Should Do (part 2): Coding... →
Another thing that we did at Google that I thought was surprisingly effective and useful was strict coding standards.
Stop Using Backbone As If It Were A Stateless Web... →
Client-side MVC is not quite the same as server-side MVC…
The Mother of All Interview Questions →