Simon Willison’s Weblog


Monday, 12th August 2013

What are the most useful software everyone should use for programming and web development?

Some flavour of Linux.

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How are you gonna solve when the user has a gender issue?

Don’t ask for gender at all, or if you do make the field optional or provide a text field that the user can put anything they like in.

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What are some websites that can help me have people upvote or downvote a list of ideas?

Any web framework would be capable of this. In fact, it’s such a simple project it’s s great opportunity to build the same thing in more than one framework and find out for yourself which one you like best.

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