Weekend Links II – Why Your Code Sucks, JavaScript’s Name, Stupid Programmer Tricks, Solitaire

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Labor Day is a link day, right?

Why Your Code Sucks

Bold phrase for someone who doesn't know your code? This article discusses the situations in which your code may, in fact, suck.
http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=71730

Javascript Needs A New Name

Javascript is a pretty inaccurate name for a language, especially when it has nothing to do with Java.
http://www.dzone.com/links/javascript_needs_a_new_name.html

Stupid Programmer Tricks

A forum posting of great programming tricks.
http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?joel.3.536036

Amazing JavaScript Solitaire Site

Take a look at what Cosmic Realms created. An unbelievable, animated versions of solitaire using JavaScript.
http://worldofsolitaire.com/

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