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Linkdump for April 9th

by Rob Friesel

Animation in AngularJS At yearofmoo.com — looks like first class support for animations is well under way as part of the core AngularJS library. (tagged: animation AngularJS JavaScript ) Building a strong foundation for Vermont’s technology future Interesting piece by Pete Brown (writing over at Beerlington) on the local Vermont tech scene and really building […]

Linkdump for October 23rd

by Rob Friesel

Back From Yet Another Globetrotting Adventure, Indiana Jones Checks His Mail And Discovers That His Bid For Tenure Has Been Denied. By Andy Bryan, at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Though Dr. Jones conducts “field research” far more often than anyone else in the department, he has consistently failed to report the results of his excavations, provide […]

Danielewski.js

by Rob Friesel

Inspired by @fat’s @angustweets’1 “If Hemingway wrote JavaScript”: if Mark Z. Danielewski (author of House of Leaves) wrote JavaScript: // The narrator leaks globals but we cannot know if he intends this; we are // forced to trust him. There is no going back. stairs = this[‘stairs’] || {}; stairs[‘0’] = null, stairs[‘1’] = [ […]

Linkdump for May 13th

by Rob Friesel

Dynamic Languages Strike Back Steve Yegge: slides and transcript of a talk he gave at Stanford. (tagged: Steve Yegge dynamic languages ) *JS : Low-Level JavaScript *JS is a typed dialect of JavaScript that offers a C-like type system with manual memory management. It compiles to JavaScript and lets you write memory-efficient and GC pause-free […]

Linkdump for April 1st

by Rob Friesel

Vernor Vinge Is Optimistic About the Collapse of Civilization Interview at Underwire at Wired.com. Always fun. (tagged: research future Vernor Vinge ) Saucer Country Written by Paul Cornell, art by Ryan Kelly, published by Vertigo. Looks amazing. (tagged: comic aliens scifi science fiction ) Self-Publish a Novel At Wired How-To Wiki. (tagged: publishing writing ) […]

Linkdump for March 15th

by Rob Friesel

Could You Build a Scale Lego Model of the Death Star? at Wired Science: So, for all the pieces this would cost about 9.8 x 1012 US dollars, yes almost 10 trillion dollars. (tagged: humor LEGO Star Wars ) Multi-Device Layout Patterns Luke W. on responsive layout patterns. (tagged: todo essay webdev design responsive ) […]

Linkdump for March 14th

by Rob Friesel

Thoughts on a (very) small project with Backbone and Backbone Boilerplate Rebecca Murphey on Backbone.js: My biggest complaint about Backbone is probably how unopinionated it is about the view layer. (tagged: Rebecca Murphey JavaScript Backbone.js ) Dan Awesome’s Rage Maker And as long as we're raging out with Rage Face memes… (tagged: weird internet humor […]

Linkdump for October 4th

by Rob Friesel

Challenges of Writing Alternate History Set in Other Cultures Interesting piece on alternate history and other misc. steampunkery, over at Tor.com: And unlike a novel set in a secondary (imaginary) world, there is no useful way of working this information into the book: alternate history explicitly relies on readers’ pre-existing knowledge. There’s simply no place […]