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jdunck · 2008-09-17 · Original thread
Note that there's a lot of bad webdev information on the web. Go to the experts and the sources. Avoid random blog's advice on javascript especially.




See this timeless rant for a tiny example (countering all the bad advice you see on a trivially easy feature):

You may wish to do some JS dev without a framework just to get a taste for the terrible truth. Then get jquery or one of the other excellent tools.

JS quirks:


Also, some good tools: wget curl firebug wireshark (neé ethereal) yslow

webby python code libs:

Relevant validators:

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