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Comment: Re:Learn jQuery (Score 1) 69 69

by TFlan91 (#50014233) Attached to: To Learn (Or Not Learn) JQuery

I don't know how many developers who say they are "experts" in JavaScript and jQuery get this question wrong:

        What does .bind() do?

90% instantly think I mean $.bind(), 9% initially think I meant .bind, but then go back to $.bind(). The other 1% actually know what I'm talking about.

This is why jQuery can be dangerous. Makes developers oblivious to the underlying language.

Comment: Re:Slashvertisment (Score 2) 72 72

by TFlan91 (#49925901) Attached to: Unreal Engine Code Issues Fixed By Third-party Company

Let me quote:

"This activity benefits everyone: readers enjoy learning from others' mistakes and discover new means to avoid them through certain coding techniques and style. For us, it's a way to have more people learn about our tool. As for the project authors, they too benefit by gaining an opportunity to fix some of the bugs."

I added the bold.

Comment: What I Consider Malware (Score 1) 212 212

by TFlan91 (#49890755) Attached to: Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft


The latest batch of updates magically moved Microsoft Office Upload Center startup configuration from msconfig/regedit entries TO THE DAMN TASK SCHEDULER! WTF?!


I praise them for the rare use case where they use this intrusive omni-present program for good. This is four times, that I remember, in the last year that they have done a sweeping removal of malware with Windows Update

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