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January, 2008

  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Why the ‘arguments’ object is bad, Exhibit #3,745

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    Having just written a post with an example of how to use the arguments object , you might question my choice of title for this blog post. In my not-so-humble opinion, the 'arguments' object in ECMAScript is only useful for one thing: The 'arguments...
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    Fun Friends For Functions

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    And now for a more techy post. In ECMAScript, functions are considered first-class objects. "What," you might ask, "differentiates a 'first-class' object from a merely 'economy-class' object?" Well, the main thing is that functions in ECMAScript are treated...
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    A Concert with PowerPoint Slides?

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    As you may know, Howard Jones played an acoustic show in Seattle last night with Robin Boult on guitar. The performance was fantastic, and the venue ( The Triple Door ) was actually quite nice with a limited menu coming from the kitchens of Wild Ginger...
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    Good News

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    Not one but two bits of good news this morning! Firstly, TWICE reported on Toshiba's plans for HD DVD this year. Probably the biggest news was that the entry-level HD-A3 player will have a new recommended price of only $149 and that the higher-end models...
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