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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2013/3/11)

03.11.2013
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WTFM - Write the F*cking Manual
Actually authoring software product/website manuals will not only help you understand the product better, but more importantly, it will force you to look at thing through the user’s perspective and see their various use cases.

A Program Problem Solving Parable
When feature adding and other processes got very complicated, things broke like they always do.

Clojure’s Unsafe Reader: Some Debate in the Community 
To put it simply, clojure.tools.reader.edn/read-string <-- good
clojure.core/read-string <-- bad*

NEWS


How Long Since 0-Day?
How long has it been since the last known Java 0-day exploit? This (slightly world-weary) counter keeps track.

Chrome OS Goes Unhacked at Pwnium 3
Chrome OS emerged unscathed from the Google-sponsored Pwnium 3 hacking contest this year, with $3.14 million in exploit-discovery rewards going unclaimed. It was hacked, however, at pwn2own, along with every other broswer.

Google App Engine Says Bye Bye to Python 2.5
On Friday, Google announced the deprecation of the Python 2.5 runtime after hefty adoption of Python 2.7 in the last year.  Read more herein.

HUMOR/COOL STUFF


Flash vs. HTML - Waste Invaders
Here's a pretty cool look at Flash vs. HTML via an insane game graphic.