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Linkdump for August 2nd

by Rob Friesel

AngularJS Pain Points A write-up by Jaco Pretorius. I agree with him on the documentation, and I (admittedly, sadly) don't have enough experience with the testing aspect to have an opinion there, but I'd be willing to split hairs on the "overall complexity" complaint. Given my experience so far, I would say that the trivial […]

Linkdump for March 3rd

by Rob Friesel

Marissa Mayer’s Job Is to Be CEO—Not to Make Life Easier for Working Moms Anne-Marie Slaughter, writing at The Atlantic: So let's withhold judgment for a while and let Marissa Mayer do her job. Let's evaluate her on whether she can turn Yahoo around. I've been waiting for a piece like this, since everything I've […]

Linkdump for September 30th

by Rob Friesel

The Flawed Theory Behind Unit Testing By Michael Feathers. My "tl;dr" take-away: testing for the sake of testing is useless unless you're using the tests as an exercise in critiquing and scrutinizing your code and the intent behind it. (tagged: testing Michael Feathers ) Setting Up a Command Line Clojure App Mike Ebert, writing at […]

Linkdump for November 13th

by Rob Friesel

Steampunk Gilgamesh: The Annotated Version (tagged: Gilgamesh history alternate versions steampunk ) A cultural thought experiment Charlie Stross on understanding the hyper-rich through the lens of tomorrow's history. (tagged: future wealth politics money society essay todo ) Improving Rhino CLI utility performance at NCZOnline: "That’s 3 seconds, down from 45 seconds before the change. Not […]

a jshint pre-commit hook for git

by Rob Friesel

JavaScript is a wily beast: optional semi-colons and braces1, sneaky performance hits, promiscuous equality operators and other dirty tricks… If you’re not careful, you could get yourself in trouble. Fortunately, there are tools out there to help. One of the recent additions to the JavaScript developer’s code quality toolkit is jshint.2 Even more fortunate: right […]

a JavaScriptCore wrapper for jshint

by Rob Friesel

Last night, I opened a pull request (my second) on the JSHint project. I created a wrapper for Apple’s JavaScriptCore (JSC) engine, which ships with (effectively) every Mac that’s out there. Why JavaScriptCore? That’s the obvious question, right? Why even bother creating a wrapper for JSC when JSHint is already out-of-the-box ready for Node.js, and ships with […]