Workaday Readings are the droll, dry, and dear pages I continuously tick through during my day.

This is shop talk, not for general consumption! (lest you want to fall asleep 😉 )

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Google Maps API links

“Using the Google Maps API v3 Links to examples of various useful things and documentation Using the Google Maps API V2 Links to examples of various useful things and documentation”


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“Most serious software development projects use coding guidelines. These guidelines are meant to state what the ground rules are for the software to be written: how it should be structured and which language features should and should not be used. Curiously, there is little consensus on what a good coding standard is. Among the many that have been written there are remarkable few patterns to discern, except that each new document tends to be longer than the one before it.”


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Twitter

“If I am using icons that have more weight than the text, I typically make the icons slightly lighter than the text for inactive states ?? pic.twitter.”


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About Nika

“At Mozilla I often end up building my changes in a patch stack, and used git rebase -i1 to make changes to commits in response to review comments etc. Unfortunately, with a repository as large as mozilla-central2, git rebase -i has some downsides:”


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What Every Developer Should Learn Early On

“As a developer, you’ll hear a lot of crazy, unbelievable theories about what “lines of code” signify. Believe none of them. Lines of code is a ridiculous metric to base decisions on. In very rare cases it tells you something, in all the other cases, it tells you nothing.”


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Algebraic Effects for the Rest of Us

“Have you heard about algebraic effects? My first attempts to figure out what they are or why I should care about them were unsuccessful. I found a few pdfs but they only confused me more. (There’s something about academic pdfs that makes me sleepy.)”


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