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2 items tagged “whitespace”

Whitespace Sensitivity. Amusingly, Ruby is actually far more sensitive about whitespace than Python is. # 1st July 2008, 2:50 pm

Faster JavaScript Trim. Neat optimisation post—it turns out that while regular expressions are great for removing leading whitespace you can do a lot better at trailing whitespace by manually looping backwards from the end of the string. # 3rd February 2008, 10:12 pm