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Uzi Kilon
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Lead Software Engineer. Musician. Husband. Father. (not necessarily in this order)
Lead Software Engineer. Musician. Husband. Father. (not necessarily in this order)

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Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.

Some people, when faced with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #binary." Now they have 10 problems.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #threads," and then two they hav erpoblesms.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use #multithreading". Nothhw tpe yawrve o oblems.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use mutexes." Now they have

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think: "I know, I'll use caching." Now they have one problems.

Some people see a problem and think "I know, I'll use #Java!" Now they have a ProblemFactory.

Some programmers, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use floating point arithmetic." Now they have 1.999999999997 problems.

Some people, wanting an escape from their full-time job, think "I know, I'll contribute to open source." Now they have two full-time jobs.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think: "I know, I'll think outside the box!" Now, they have 3.75 problems, an entirely new framework, and three dozen toll house cookies cooling in the kitchen.

Some people when confronted with a desire to use pithy quotes in their presentations think "I know, I'll use something from Star Wars". Now two problems they have.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use #UTF8." Now they à??????µ?ç°§ùÔ_¦Ñ?.

"I'll use #PHP!" Now they have ("1 apple" + "1 orange") problems.

"I'll use #Perl!" Now they have more than one way to have more than one problem....

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use Shareware." Now they have two trials.

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think, "I know, I'll use delegations." Now their problem is a problem of their problem.

Some people when confronted with a problem think "I know, I'll quote jwz". Now everyone has a problem.

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#DevTools Tip: replay a network request in cURL

Resources which show up in the network panel have a context menu which allows you to Copy as cURL, this will go into your clipboard at which point you can paste it into the command line, modify if necessary and then see the response. Request headers are also included.

In the example, I'm using: http://numbersapi.com/#42

cc +Google Chrome Developers 
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Blog Post, Revised:

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Super useful service to save a state of a webpage right into your inbox.

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So there are a lot of people who wake up every morning, driven by a desire to see the web platform succeed for applications. (+Yehuda Katz comes to mind, +Dion Almaer too)

At the same time, I notice a lot some people capable of driving change, some standards folk & web evangelists, that don't feel urgency. :(
I feel like no one has made the case, broadly, that the web platform needs ambition, execution, and speed to usher in compelling apps.

How do you think we can clearly explain to everyone here that we're in a platform war and its key to prioritize our efforts?
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