Links of the Day 12/07/2012

Some links for a nice reading time:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Linux_distributions A nice comparison of different linux distributions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_%28programming_language%29 The R programming language. I also have a link where you can learn it on an easy way.

http://tryr.codeschool.com/ An Introduction to the R language

http://ceronman.com/2012/09/17/coffeescript-less-typing-bad-readability/ This article highlights some of the readability problems with CoffeScript.

http://blog.nodefly.com/ the Nodefly blog.

http://gizmodo.com/5965854/this-video-of-planet-earth-will-leave-you-speechless++what-a-world-we-live-in?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_twitter&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow Although I think there are more beautiful places in the world, this video does show pretty beautiful ones.

http://quoderat.megginson.com/2006/03/06/programming-languages-of-distinction/ An interesting analysis on why programming languages succeed or fail.

http://confreaks.com/videos/1006-jqcon2012-extensible-jquery-plugin-development A talk about writing extensible jQuery plugins, plus links to more videos.

http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2012/12/the-organism-will-do-what-it-damn-well-pleases.html An article about listening to your users and facilitating means for them to fulfill their needs on your system.

http://digital-photography-school.com/was-that-photoshopped-it-doesnt-matter This article is basically a very long way to say that all pictures are modified in a way or another, even before you put them on the computer.

I have more links, but for today, those should be enough😉