The “Last in a Loop” Bug – closures are one of those tricky things. This shows a typical example for (mis-)understanding them, and how to fix it.
Via ajaxian: Degrading Script Tags. Very cool, I didn’t know about this behavior. Although, I’m not really sure where you would use it? If a part of your hosting infrastructure goes down? Providing failover?
Promise you don’t laugh: I’ve started the one hundred pushups program. On the initial test I’ve managed a total of five (yes, 5) pushups, so I’m curious if it is really possible to get to 100 pushups by the end of the year (in fact I have a bet with my wife that until the end of the year I will do 20 pushups with clapping in between :-D).
A funny (but true) answer on stackoverflow to the question
How many lines of debugged code do you produce in a day’s work?:
I don’t have an exact count, but on my best days it’s a negative number. In a similar spirit here is the advice given on slashdot to a beginner programmer (emphasis added):
- Plan/Design everything
- Document everything
- Version control everything
- Test everything
- Deny everything