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04.07.2013
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John Resig on asm.js: The JavaScript Compile Target
If you didn’t get the message from our link roundup a few weeks ago when jQuery creator John Resig tweeted about this utility, now’s your chance to see what all the fuss is about and why he thinks it’s one of the best JavaScript innovations in the last few years.  This is a definitive blog post for those interested.

What Do You Really Need in a Programming Language?
This question is explored in this beautifully laid out blog titled “List out of Lambda”.

A Massive Web Framework Benchmarking Comparison
A major undertaking for comparing various performance metrics for a ton of web frameworks.  I don’t think anyone has done any review this comprehensive before, so check it out.

NEWS


Rackspace is Suing the Most Notorious Patent Troll in America
IP Nav and Parallel Iron have seriously pissed off the people at Rackspace, so Rackspace is fighting back.


This song got stuck in my head while reading that blog.

Google Fiber’s next city? Austin, Texas.
Yet another city I’m going to be jealous of now.

HUMOR


Put a Burger in Your Shell
A Unix tip for Mac users from Andre Torrez:

For my prompt I removed my system user name and host. People use those to know which computer they’re on and which user they are, but I know I am me and I am on the burger computer so I removed them.