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Links You Don't Want To Miss (4/12)

04.11.2013
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Node.js vs. PHP vs. Go
Some rough benchmarking to learn a little bit about each of these languages and how they perform.

14 Lessons Learned after 5 Years of Professional Programming
A great blog post with nice concise snippets of knowledge from a programmer of 5 years.


NEWS

Are You a World-Class Developer?  Get an Agent!
Companies are now sprouting up to find the perfect job for the top coders.  And now a clip from one of the best movies ever made about agents:


GitHub Turns 5
A time to reflect on how important github is to the developer commmunity.


TOOLS AND SNIPPETS


Eliminate Unused CSS
Helium scours a site for layabout CSS that just isn’t earning its keep.

Syncing Dotfiles
Mackup keeps Mac application settings in sync (and helps facilitate migration to a new machine) by storing your dotfiles in Dropbox. Pretty clever!

HUMOR AND COOL STUFF


Windows 8 Stalls North Korean Missle Launch
We thought it was a true story until we saw that it was a satire news site.  The truth is they’re probably on Vista, at best.

Quantum Locking, Also Known as Quantum Levitation