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A geek with a hat » Google sent me a “what to know in on-site interviews” email. Here it is.A geek with a hat » Google sent me a “what to know in on-site interviews” email. Here it is.: "You need to know Big-O complexity analysis really well → it’s OK to quickly come up with a brute force solution, but that’s never going to be the answer → always look for an O(n*logn) solution or ideally a linear one."
Introducing Bwoken — bendyworksIntroducing Bwoken — bendyworks: "Bwoken is a UIAutomation test runner for both iPhone and iPad, which lets you write your tests in CoffeeScript, then run them in bulk from the command line. Watch the video, then head on over to its homepage!"
A geek with a hat » Google sent me a “what to know in on-site interviews” email. Here it is.A geek with a hat » Google sent me a “what to know in on-site interviews” email. Here it is.: "Searching and sorting algorithms (Quicksort, Mergesort, etc) → know more than one O(n*logn) sorting algorithm → know how they work and how to optimise for time and space."
WebAIM: Blog - History of the browser user-agent stringWebAIM: Blog - History of the browser user-agent string: "And Apple built Safari, and used KHTML, but added many features, and forked the project, and called it WebKit, but wanted pages written for KHTML, and so Safari called itself Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; de-de) AppleWebKit/85.7 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/85.5, and it got worse."
Modern Web DevelopmentModern Web Development: "From a DOM-debugging perspective, one of the cooler features of the console is its integration with the Elements panel (which we’ll discuss in the next section). Any element that’s selected in the Elements panel can be quickly accessed using “$0”. That will reference the element and allow you to interact with it. Inversely, whenever you see a DOM node printed in the console, you can right click on it and click “Reveal in Elements Panel” to quickly find it in the DOM.
Gideon Sundback - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaGideon Sundback - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Gideon Sundback (April 24, 1880 – June 21, 1954) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer. Gideon Sundback is most commonly associated with his work in the development of the zipper."
Makers « Vancouver Island Mini MakerfaireMakers « Vancouver Island Mini Makerfaire: "Vancouver Island Mini Maker Faire is a community-run event aimed at bringing Vancouver Island’s Makers, Doers, Tinkerers and Creatives together for a weekend of sharing knowledge, inspiring each other, exhibiting projects, and community building.
Site & Sound « Royal BC Museum CalendarSite & Sound « Royal BC Museum Calendar: "Site & Sound A unique festival evening of all things auditory! Musicians, poets and sound artists will inhabit the dioramas and displays of the Royal BC Museum after hours. They have specially crafted sound for this event, providing a unique way of experiencing the Royal BC Museum.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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