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AOTD: Cyclical Code Quality?

The link: Quality Coding Takes A Break For The Holidays. But Why? The meat: For the time period I looked at (the last 24 months), January through September is relatively flat and in line with the average flaw density. Then, there is a big bump in flaw density in October and November. Things begin to …

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AOTD: Compiling into another language

The link: A Case Against Using CoffeeScript The gist: I make far greater use of the debugging tools in pure JavaScript because my brain can stay in the exact context it’s been in the whole time, in the code I wrote–not to mention I can copy/paste my code into the console to see if it …

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AOTD: LinkedIn and dust.js

The link: Leaving JSPs in the dust: moving LinkedIn to dust.js client-side templates The story: Javascript templating using dust.js. The server only serves up JSON and the CDN-loaded template engine (dust.js) pulls apart the data to fill in data for the browser to render. Moving more towards thick clients. I like it.

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Article of the Day

I’ll start posting links to the single most interesting thing I read per day. So expect this to peter out in a couple weeks as all my other blogging efforts have… So for today, check this out: A Missive on Native Client And here is the money paragraph: At that stage, what they have is …

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