Meta You don’t get any leaner or more self-referential than that: How Github uses Github to build Github. TL;DR:
- Asynchronous scales
- Keep your branches simple
- Resist adding meta-work
Script error The mystery of ”Script error.”, “”, 0 explained (also, cross-domain window.onerror policy).
Infinitely better Infinite scrolling is nice, but so badly broken (*cough*Tumblr*cough*). Guillermo Esteves fixes infinite scrolling using the HTML5 History API.
Failure rate Tom’s hardware looks at SSD vs HD reliability. In-depth and interesting look at how to measure reliability, which metrics matter most (hint: not MTBF), and what we learn from the French.
TL;DR: SSDs are so damn fast we forgot what the question was.
Comes around Windows 1 vs Windows 8
QotD I can’t argue with that: Andy Bennett:
Software engineering is half programming, half debugging and half planning. That’s why all software projects are late.
Shape of side-project, from The Simple Shapes of Startups.