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Oh reddit. "During the Cold War, Finland secretly smuggled more than ten thousand vowels from Czechoslovakia. That's why the Finnish have sentences like 'Älä rääkkää kääkkää kääkänrääkkääjä!' and the Czechs have 'Strč prst skrz krk.'"

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Asking for help with small things is a great way to build up the confidence to ask for help with bigger things, too!

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"You’re in a desert walking along in the sand when all of the sudden you look down, and you see a tortoise, crawling toward you. You reach down, you flip the tortoise over on its back. The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun, beating its legs trying to turn itself over, but it can’t, not without your help. But you’re not helping. Why is that?"
Zuckerberg: "Senator, um... I'll direct my staff to follow you up on that." (drinks water)

Introduction to the Block-Element-Modifier (BEM) naming convention for

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I should probably learn #Javascript at some point, but I've tried it a bunch of times in the past and always got annoyed and quit.

And I normally wouldn't bother (Very not into WebDev, etc.), but there's so much cool stuff USING JS, especially in interactive fiction and related areas! 😭

Is there, like, a self-help book for this?

"JS for people who hate JS"?

"How I learned to stop worrying and love Javascript"?

typeof a.b === 'undefined' is for old and busted browsers (IE 4, Netscape 2)
a.b === undefined is ok
a.hasOwnProperty( 'b' ) is what you're supposed to use when abusing objects has hashes.

A list of objective to select for long-lived projects, to achieve a minimum amount of .

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"To be calm becomes a kind of revolutionary act."


A reasoned discussion on the "Don't use ID selectors in " debate:

It's astonishing that JavaScript objects have no easy/fast way to check if they have properties. Trying to iterate over all properties, seriously?

I'll be doing an experiment where I toot all the links that were helpful in my development work during the day ...

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In truth, this world is only home
To beings three of magic touch:
The cats, who all the realms may roam,
Yet know that little is too much.

The goats, whose eyes can see through time,
Who laugh at life and know they're dead.
And readers, tracing rhythm and rhyme,
Who build whole worlds inside their head.
#poem #smallpoems