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1. How to Pick a Language (mac.com)
123 points by jimbokun on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 71 comments
2. Javascript that auto-fills captchas (userscripts.org)
82 points by soundsop on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
3. How we roll in Amsterdam - A method of transportation you should use too (ski-epic.com)
80 points by eisokant on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 94 comments
4. Employees working on their own business (joelonsoftware.com)
74 points by mattjung on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 91 comments
5. Ask HN: What do you want to be able to customize?
70 points by pg on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 103 comments
6. Ask HN: How do you get new freelance jobs/contracts?
61 points by hotshothenry on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 32 comments
7. How the fuck is trim in Python? (inerciasensorial.com.br)
57 points by inerte on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 71 comments
8. Monty Python Puts Free Videos Online, Sells 23,000% More DVDs (gizmodo.com)
56 points by nickb on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 43 comments
9. Twitter is not public infrastructure (marco.org)
55 points by pclark on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 29 comments
10. Building a Web App in 1 Hour For Promotional Purposes (IsHilarySwankHot.com) (ramamia.com)
51 points by markbao on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
11. Hacker news directory - find hackers at your school (hndir.com)
49 points by jmtame on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 51 comments
12. Wufoo Doubled this guy's number of RFP(Request For Proposal)s (imjustcreative.com)
48 points by auston on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
13. Beautiful zip code visualisation (benfry.com)
48 points by iamelgringo on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
14. My real-time operating system (ericw.ca)
44 points by eworoshow on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
15. Ask HN: What web framework(s) do you guys use?
43 points by skanev on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 141 comments
16. Ask HN: anyone in SF need a kickass frontend developer?
42 points by geuis on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
17. Identity and Authentication are Separate Things: Why Fingerprints Shouldn't be Passwords (microsoft.com)
40 points by mdasen on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 27 comments
18. Ask HN: Is Hacker News a Waste of Time?
38 points by Ardit20 on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 69 comments
19. Rainbow (Arc implementation in Java) (github.com)
35 points by revorad on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
20. Ask HN: Why hasn't anyone launched a Feedburner competitor since their collapse?
35 points by brandnewlow on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 15 comments
21. Beautiful Web UI libraries (woork.blogspot.com)
35 points by nreece on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
22. France's birthday gift to 18y-olds: A subscription to the newspaper of their choice (google.com)
35 points by daviday on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 52 comments
23. One last chance to save mankind (newscientist.com)
33 points by nickb on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
24. Ask HN: CSS vs table based layouts
32 points by iamelgringo on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 50 comments
25. Unthinkable Futures (kk.org)
31 points by Rod on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
26. Laid-off Microsofties in Seattle offered free office space, Linux servers (techflash.com)
30 points by bfioca on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
27. Writing Linux Programs in Raw Binary (g-brain.net)
28 points by kqr2 on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 4 comments
28. Ask HN: Building a trust system into a social app
26 points by mshafrir on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
29. Google Puts The Squeeze On Free Apps (techcrunch.com)
25 points by peter123 on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
30. The Little Book of Semaphores (greenteapress.com)
24 points by tsally on Jan 23, 2009 | hide | 2 comments

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