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JavaScript Start-up Performance

Start-up performance matters. Acombination of slow parse, compile and execution times can be a real bottleneck for pages that wish to boot-up quickly. Measure how long your pages spend in this phase. Discover what you can do to make it faster.

Awesome Falsehood

A curated list of awesome falsehoods programmers believe in.

The Google Analytics Setup I Use on Every Site I Build

Google Analytics is a powerful yet quite complicated tool. And unfortunately, the truth is most people who use it don’t reap its full benefits.

Is It Too Late to Become a Software Developer After the Age of 35, 40, or 50? And to learn programming?

Is it too late to become a software developer after 35? Are 35, 40, or 50 too old to learn programming? Famous and ordinary programmers who started late Aimee Morgan, Clayton Boyle, Wendy Zenone, Bill Barnett, Tyson Daugherty, Sara Powell, Derek Langton, Pavol Almasi, Laurie Alaoui and others are ultimately showing by example that «it's never too late to change career to do what you love or what you are passionate about».

Why are all Windows drivers dated June 21, 2006? Don’t you ever update drivers?

Why are all Windows drivers dated June 21, 2006? Don't you ever update drivers? Are you just a bunch of slackers?

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