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I’ve been meaning for a while to write a post on how to interview software engineering candidates: here it is. In my opinion, there’s really no science to interviewing: it’s an intuitive, practice-based activity. So, as Barry Schwartz suggests in his book Practical Wisdom, I’m going to try to express what I know in just [...]
Earlier this month, I got to fly to Indonesia to attend Firefox 4 release parties along with David Anderson and Josh Aas. (Gen Kenai, Luke Wagner, and Christian Legnitto also went to Indonesia, for “Leg 1″ just before we got there.) Sorry about blogging this so long after the fact–I’ve been recovering, catching up on [...]
This post is just a little tip for hacking Mozilla on Windows. It’s well known that the basic Windows console program is, uh, not good, compared to a Unix console. But it turns out there’s a really nice project on SourceForge named Console that provides multiple tabs, good fonts and scrollback, keyboard shortcuts, and a [...]
colinpj tweeted me “Can you post kraken results using the same browser versions + setup?” Here you go:
IEBlog recently showed some Sunspider results that show them currently ahead of us. I just want to correct that a little bit. :-) The latest Firefox shown on their graph is Firefox 4.0 beta 6, which is well behind our nightly releases at this point, including in performance. Their graph shows the Chrome 8 nightly, but [...]
Just a quick note: I’m pretty busy these days getting JaegerMonkey ready to land. But I’m now sending out small status updates on my twitter account ‘dmandelin’.