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Linkdump for December 14th

by Rob Friesel

Introducing Siesta: A Testing Tool for Ext JS Mats Bryntse writing at the Sencha Blog — Siesta looks like a promising JS test harness and I'm looking forward to trying it out. (tagged: Sencha ExtJS Siesta testing todo ) Who is a journalist? Maggie Koerth-Baker (writing at Boing Boing): We live in an age where […]

Linkdump for November 28th

by Rob Friesel

Delicious Deal at Seven Days — that's our café! (tagged: food ) Pandoc Well that looks… awesome. (tagged: markdown markup haskell text conversion todo ) A reading list for JVM-based developers at Prehensile Tail (tagged: jvm java work todo ) DOCUMERICA: Images of America in Crisis in the 1970s Alan Taylor, The Atlantic; fascinating […]

Linkdump for November 25th

by Rob Friesel

Strip Mining the Authors The Passive Voice; filed under: "some of the reasons that I'm taking a serious look at self-publishing." (tagged: writing publishing ) Swagger "A simple, open standard for describing REST APIs with JSON" (tagged: api documentation framework development generator work ) About Pepper Spray At Scientific American Blog Network — short version: […]

Linkdump for November 19th

by Rob Friesel

Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi "This is what happened. You are responsible for it." (tagged: ows OccupyUCDavis occupy politics ) Letter From A Liberal To A Young Marine (That 53% Guy) (tagged: OWS economy politics essay ) Caught on Camera: 10 Shockingly Violent Police Assaults on Occupy Protesters At AlterNet. (tagged: OWS economy […]

Linkdump for November 16th

by Rob Friesel

JavaScript does not need classes Alex Rauschmayer on why JavaScript doesn't need classes. (tagged: javascript ) Why I want Classes in JavaScript David Flanagan on why he wants "classes" in JavaScript. For my money: I agree in spirit, but I think calling the syntax sugar by "class" sends the wrong message. (And no, I don't […]

Linkdump for October 28th

by Rob Friesel

Bryan Curtis on the cult of Jurassic Park Bryan Curtis, writing at Grantland. (Timely, what with my current re-read of the novel.) (tagged: jurassicpark specialeffects essay film culture ) Wall Street Isn’t Winning It’s Cheating Matt Taibbi (who else?) writing for Rolling Stone (where else?): And we hate the rich? Come on. Success is the […]

Linkdump for October 20th

by Rob Friesel

So you want to write JavaScript for a living? by Hans Brough, re-posted at NCZOnline (tagged: javascript webdev recruiting hiring ) What feature would improve the web? Great round-up by Paul Irish. (tagged: Paul_Irish webdev web_standards ) Why Occupy Wall Street Is Bigger Than Left vs. Right Ladies and gentlemen, once again: Matt Taibbi: What […]

Linkdump for October 12th

by Rob Friesel

Occupying Wall Street Tim Bray on #OWS: Street protesters’ demands work best when they’re simple enough to fit in a short declarative sentence, for example “Mubarak must go”. In this case the appropriate courses of corrective action aren’t like that, involving things like a financial-transaction tax, separation-of-concerns regulation, and eliminating institutions which are “too big […]