Tag Archives: JavaScript

Welcome to 1998, Apple! JavaScript will soon be usable for automating OSX apps

via Reddit, I learned that Apple is introducing JavaScript as a way to automate inter-app communication in OSX. JavaScript continues it’s growth. Just a couple notes: Windows had this in 1998 with WSH which was first available in Windows 98. Just sayin. Microsoft has also recently published a … Continue reading »


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NodeJS – radical advance uses JavaScript on the Server!

I have heard a couple people in the past several weeks comment on how novel or noteworthy NodeJS is, for allowing devs to employ their beloved JavaScript language on the server!! Can you believe that? How awesome is it that we can write JavaScript on the server?! Uh, … Continue reading »


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You are not an idiot if you use NodeJS

Just saw this. A Youtube rant by Brandon Wirtz clarifying for us all how stupid NodeJS is. From January 2012. Most excellent. Well played. Even the title is deliciously Colbert-esque: “Node.JS Is Stupid And If You Use It So Are You”. Highly Recommended if you like nerd rants, … Continue reading »


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Pet peeve – NodeJS people, What’s with “err”?

This is a pet peeve of mine. I think the code is the documentation, and names of variables, functions, and classes used in the code are important. These names communicate the purpose of the things being named. It makes sense that Node’s package manager is called “npm” because … Continue reading »


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I hate Node.js

Node.js is cool, so they say. Everybody’s doing it, so I hear. I hate it. Node.js has wasted so much of my time, I don’t think I will ever forgive it. But take that with a grain of salt. I don’t use Node.js for its intended purpose, which … Continue reading »


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