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David Flanagan @__DavidFlanagan Washington State, USA

Author of JavaScript: The Definitive Guide. Order it here: https://t.co/5rPyw5eTC6

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Joined Twitter 12/7/10


Fraternal Order of Police: "Based on the by-stander's video from this incident, we witnessed a man in distress plea… https://t.co/elifcHMstl
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis is the first time I've seen Amazon confirm that they have physical copies of my new book in stock. Order here:… https://t.co/AsOw1E8kREI've seen a number of police chiefs come out with public statement unequivocally condemning what happened in the Fl… https://t.co/AKCfZKeecl
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis is a good thread. Here's the TL;DR: https://t.co/XtdvokihpQ
5/28
2020
Today we will be reminded that the US sent men to the moon and back more than 40 years ago but couldn't get masks a… https://t.co/yJH6zcpZiO
Retweeted by David Flanaganwhat a morning we're having https://t.co/9HBUdOFn9t
Retweeted by David FlanaganWarren gives Biden the biggest lift in his area of weakness - voters under age of 45. Yet more datapoints making it… https://t.co/W7AZOqO9A4
Retweeted by David FlanaganThe President of the United States is just recklessly accusing a cable news host he doesn't like of murder. It's h… https://t.co/nqcpjbKfsh
Retweeted by David Flanagan"Folders" is a programming language where programs are encoded as hierarchies of folders in the Windows operating s… https://t.co/TTheoyJTdM
Retweeted by David FlanaganThis is wrongheaded and insulting. If you don't have the discipline to put in an honest day's work from home, then… https://t.co/snVQpksUai
5/27
2020
The wording of Twitter's notice at the bottom doesn't make it sound like a warning about the tweet -- it makes it s… https://t.co/V7JkzFVPhD
Retweeted by David FlanaganWe are calling for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis polic… https://t.co/L8Mj4tfQOf
Retweeted by David Flanagan @jjmacnab Is the Star Trek imagery a common thing in this universe? In the "explainer for the explainer" are those quotes from Q?Timothy Klausutis, the widower of Lori Klausutis, has written to Jack Dorsey asking him to delete tweets by Preside… https://t.co/J9ICYXtn8v
Retweeted by David Flanagan“I’m asking you to intervene in this instance because the President has taken something that does not belong to him… https://t.co/KhQlBWF3Aw
Retweeted by David FlanaganTHREAD: COVID situational update, Memorial Day h/t analysis by @EmilyG_DC @WheresWaldrop
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5/26
2020
@YonathanRaffel We are out of the pre-order phase and it is just a matter of when the printer will have produced en… https://t.co/xibxW5IJrc3. Some thoughts on why Elizabeth Warren as running mate would help unify the Democrats and is also the best person… https://t.co/nSyQB90IFG
Retweeted by David Flanagan @germanbobadilla In 2010 I thought that jQuery chapter was very relevant for the 6th edition. But not in 2020: that… https://t.co/0J0cNgj9H8Showing up to work at MIT Project Athena to find reporters with cameras filming fellow students who were decompilin… https://t.co/2yH1VyIcSF
5/25
2020
I don't know how it didn't hit me until now, but more Americans will die of the virus today than are memorialized i… https://t.co/y91YdLXz3Y
Retweeted by David FlanaganTo not be fooled by misinformation about science, you need to *understand* the science. In case you missed it: epi… https://t.co/rZljxH9RiW
Retweeted by David FlanaganBREAKING: to celebrate the start of the Memorial day weekend - Donald Trump golfs off the coffin of the 100,000th C… https://t.co/wRjMWA6XSg
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5/24
2020
@jeremyjkun Thanks! I have trouble remembering the less common ones that don’t have clear Latin analogs. Zeta, xi… https://t.co/vguPH0UxwiThe 7th edition is about 2/3 the size of the 6th edition. Less intimidating at 706 pages instead of 1096. You won’t… https://t.co/G7mnYFMTGPI've been working from home for almost 30 years. I love it. I'm grateful to Mozilla, Khan Academy and VMware for su… https://t.co/VDQhmfvMzY @__DavidFlanagan I just wanted to say thank you so much for publishing the 7th edition of JS:TDG. it's been my bible for JS since 2005.
Retweeted by David Flanagan @Wintermute21 You're welcome John. I'm sorry it took me so long to get a new edition out.I hope this email finds you living in a shotgun shack I hope this email finds you in another part of the world I ho… https://t.co/brksJE2IA6
Retweeted by David FlanaganI'm gonna give this an extended look before starting with react! @__DavidFlanagan This is some awesome content! Tha… https://t.co/hclx5RMDsC
Retweeted by David Flanagan @Berumaki Thanks! Chapter 17 introduces JSX syntax as an language extension. Other than that, React is not covered… https://t.co/cyxxGL6Gf1Henry Ford helped fund the Nazis during WW II. He was given the highest civilian honor from Germany, the Grand Cros… https://t.co/O6e3NBbPHv
Retweeted by David FlanaganI have a question: if the president praises the "bloodlines" of Henry Ford, an avowed anti-Semite who had a bromanc… https://t.co/q8JvIt5l5R
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5/22
2020
@joshbloch @luishipero The JavaScript Date API was a direct copy of Java's API @joshbloch @luishipero The hyphens must trigger ISO parsing mode which defaults to UTC, I guess. But you can't pin… https://t.co/8jX07W5jHoDamn this is soul crushing. Does anyone remember hiding under your desk? I don’t because my generation NEVER HAD TO… https://t.co/yryOqUpLZN
Retweeted by David Flanagan @_chloetucker @CodeNewbies Thanks Chloe! @CodeNewbies A4: Shout-out to the new (7th) edition of Javascript: The Definitive Guide by @__DavidFlanagan! It's b… https://t.co/0vmFgQjU6I
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5/21
2020
@codylindley Very roughly: 50% is new. 25% is heavily edited existing material. And the rest is unchanged.Amazon has dropped the Kindle price for JavaScript: The Definitive Guide from $60 to $35. I don't know why or for h… https://t.co/XNeIZ7ciLW
5/20
2020
YES! Finally arrived on Apple bookstore: the updated version of the best JS reference material. Thanks ⁦… https://t.co/K5X20wJxrl
Retweeted by David Flanagan @KenStoneBlue Thanks Ken!This seems to have just become available on iBooks or Apple Books, whatever they call it now. @__DavidFlanagan I'v… https://t.co/7ctOrGAC5P
Retweeted by David Flanagan @florinpop1705 Include "Author of programming books", then @__DavidFlanagan books have influenced me the most. W… https://t.co/2vo5lek7RS
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5/19
2020
Thanks! https://t.co/ohTV6MFUKzCongratulations, @__DavidFlanagan! I received my copy of JavaScript The Definitive Guide and am beyond excited to h… https://t.co/wuXDJ4EY03
Retweeted by David Flanagan @mplungjan Without conferences and open physical bookstores I don’t think there is any distribution channel for signed copies. Sorry!Learn ECMAScript 2020 while you wait out COVID-19: https://t.co/8dJdzS1E3i https://t.co/35F6pr0pcX @GreatDismal This tweet led me down a rabbit hole thinking that Mass for the Dead by the other William Gibson was by you
5/18
2020
@SwiftOnSecurity Ok, I’ll bite: what’s Halo?What is the multiple of Covid deaths that are permanently compromised medically by the disease? (It’s like reporti… https://t.co/1KZ074J43g
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5/17
2020
@myfonj @jhonalino23 @OReillyMedia That is probably from the early access edition.https://t.co/1EpPviro3wMy kid is a genius with Photoshop!Stuck inside? Maybe order my book: https://t.co/p7GZJRG9fv Its not like there's anything more exciting to do... https://t.co/E5jxAXe4D8Example code from JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 7th Edition is now online: https://t.co/1EpPviro3wThank you @Go_Haimchen and @schalkneethling for endorsing my new book! https://t.co/JkSmTHLOND @peterc @JavaScriptDaily Thanks for mentioning my blog post Peter!I need to get all the example code up on github this weekend now that people can actually read the book!Kindle edition available now: https://t.co/lucpGZNJgf Amazon says the print edition (https://t.co/p7GZJRG9fv) "usua… https://t.co/PLRtwYlO1S
5/16
2020
Ten-day-sprint Mocha, 25 years old today, finished in time to be demo'ed via the mocha: console that looked close t… https://t.co/YUSnNQSB34
Retweeted by David FlanaganDeep inside the Windows Bluetooth stack, there is a function: HCI_DibMakeDeviceNameValid This function is an exam… https://t.co/i56iSwTEva
Retweeted by David FlanaganIn a country that made sense, the militia’s shutdown of a state legislature would be the biggest story in decades,… https://t.co/mWoI4NHAEq
Retweeted by David FlanaganI love these https://t.co/RfTXN4kLPX
5/15
2020
@RAHULCUL I don't know. Amazon in the US says they will ship on June 2nd. I imagine that India won't be too far beh… https://t.co/RbySCL5z7m @ASpittel Just restarted my blog with jekyl and github pages
5/14
2020
@rauschma IIFEs were so important at one time. Good riddance! And I agree about forEach. For/of is almost always the better choice.Just got an email from my editor... 😀 https://t.co/dEWrIyHcamSome real blasts from the JS past here 🤣 There didn’t used to be a String.prototype.replace method, so I used Stri… https://t.co/oelaDnd60v
Retweeted by David Flanagan @idreyn That seems fair. I still talk about it in the 7th edition. And the first 2 class examples are old-school on… https://t.co/sADCxB22paA bit of a blog rant here about old features of JavaScript and the web platform that are completely obsolete now an… https://t.co/yoRA5NFrtC
Retweeted by David Flanagan @bnkrft Speaking of cookies, I forgot all about the document.cookies API that allowed JS to hijack use cookies as a… https://t.co/dPRitxEN0RAlso, the brand-new, fully-updated to ES2020, 7th edition of JavaScript: The Definitive Guide ships on June 2nd. Yo… https://t.co/dl7ir2jpyQA bit of a blog rant here about old features of JavaScript and the web platform that are completely obsolete now an… https://t.co/yoRA5NFrtCfree on-line course for contact tracing via John's Hopkins! https://t.co/sJulT0xpOM
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5/13
2020
Though to be fair, my mom didn’t have to contend with Russian disinformation on social media.If my mom could convince men in Uganda to wear condoms while the president of the country opposed them and while Je… https://t.co/CLKQU3RzXBAn excellent, level-headed review of Covid-19 risks. https://t.co/8xUGB8e90H
Retweeted by David FlanaganShout out today to my mother who at age 40 made a career in the sub field of public health known as Behavior Change… https://t.co/OxtBvP8NtmJust pre-ordered my copy of JavaScript - The Definitive Guide 7e by @__DavidFlanagan. If you're in the UK, conside… https://t.co/x5whIpP3VG
Retweeted by David FlanaganIIRC, 25 years ago, Wednesday, 10-May-1995, I'd just passed the midpoint of the "ten days in May" sprint to create… https://t.co/oUJ3TaEOUY
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5/10
2020
@omid_kamangar Print copies are scheduled to be available June 2ndGet it here: https://t.co/dBH1i1Yv5b https://t.co/3RqhA1bMno
5/9
2020
The DOJ filing here is absurd and contradicts the Department's long standing positions. There is no reasonable expl… https://t.co/r2rPizlwTb
Retweeted by David FlanaganWill Bob Mueller have anything to publicly say anything about this? Will Chris Wray?
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5/8
2020
William Barr is not the President’s lawyer – he is the country’s lawyer. His political interference is blatantly co… https://t.co/eDlwVGeRWg
Retweeted by David FlanaganStatically linking to own the libs
Retweeted by David FlanaganStill on schedule for release June 2nd. You can pre-order a copy here: https://t.co/Vehy0nCnCw https://t.co/PcjDTwMOyk @jhonalino23 The early access subscription is still an earlier draft. I think the final version will go live in about two weeks.
5/7
2020
software engineering https://t.co/r8b4kh5qkT
Retweeted by David Flanagan"Cloud computing" isn't the normal niche for this book, but this edition will have a long detailed chapter on Node,… https://t.co/wizawAZ8Qg
5/6
2020
Let's say 1 person who's convinced of misinformation, on average, convinces 3 others. This means R0 = 3. But! If y… https://t.co/N89V2W2tBQ
Retweeted by David FlanaganFrom a friend: "The end of stay-at-home orders doesn't mean COVID isn't a problem, it means they have room for you in the ICU"
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5/5
2020
Friday was my last day at Amazon: https://t.co/kXYDPdNbs7 [Server’s running a little hot but give it time, it’ll come through.]
Retweeted by David FlanaganI've written a medium long blog post about everything new in the 7th edition of JavaScript: The Definitive Guide: https://t.co/K2TNcLlf7I
Retweeted by David FlanaganI've written a medium long blog post about everything new in the 7th edition of JavaScript: The Definitive Guide: https://t.co/K2TNcLlf7I
5/4
2020
And more generally the amount of open-source software in all browsers is remarkably high. The most important softwa… https://t.co/5j11gnEDEbAnd the fact that Mozilla can hold its own against Google and Apple in this domain is under appreciated https://t.co/iS68URB3FP @jeremyjkun I’d love to see a table of commonly used Greek letters and their pronunciation. Hard to read an equatio… https://t.co/mNCoFciDHS
5/3
2020

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