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HTML5 Dev Conf

I just came back from the first HTML5 Dev Conf in San Francisco, which also happens to be my first ever conference. In summary: Lot's of exciting things should come out of HTML5 and the web in general. HTML5 has already been around for a few years it seems that only now we are realizing the powers of it :) There were around 1200 people at the conference. They had predicted 200! There were many interesting talks, notably from Douglas Crockford and Steve Souders. However, one that caught my attention was the one by David Herman, a programming language propeller-head at Mozilla, about the future of JavaScript. He gave us an overview of the next standard : ECMA TC39 and presented some of the features that the language will implement. I thought it was nice to see that JavaScript will implement generators, like Python already does. I'm looking forward to see this. I won't go into the details of all the features that he presented, but if you are interested, his slides are availab

Learning to use Screen ! Here's a cheat sheet

ctrl-a c: create a new window ctrl-a ": list windows and select one ctrl-a A: name a window ctrl-a w: show all windows ctrl-a N: switch to window N, where N is an int (1,2,3, etc...) ctrl-a ctrl-a: switch between windows ctrl-a d: detach window ctrl-a [: start copy move, move like in Vi. ctrl-a ]: paste from buffer ctrl-a S: create a split screen