Archive for January, 2007

Firefox2 + GMail == Memory Leak

Monday, January 15th, 2007

Greetings, Just noting that I closed my ‘gmail’ window, and my Firefox process went from 883M to 585M. I guarantee that 300M weren’t being used by the gmail page as it stood. Perhaps Google’s Javascript foo is not as powerful as they’d like, and it’s holding onto old AJAX results? I can guess a few […]

Pick your need, pick your tool.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

Greetings, I had a friend recently who asked about what programming languages they should learn. He primarily works as a system and network administrator, and had been bombarded by ‘Learn Ruby!’ from a bunch of evangelists recently. I assured him it wasn’t necessary, and came up with this interesting list. What language you work in […]