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Stories from June 30, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Firefox 3.5 is out (mozilla.com)
234 points by ptn on June 30, 2009 | 71 comments
2. Low Level Bit Hacks You Absolutely Must Know (catonmat.net)
139 points by pkrumins on June 30, 2009 | 76 comments
3. VirtualBox 3.0 Released (virtualbox.org)
102 points by JshWright on June 30, 2009 | 38 comments
4. EveryBlock source code released (everyblock.com)
92 points by blazamos on July 1, 2009 | 21 comments
5. Ask HN: Why Python over Ruby?
87 points by costan on July 1, 2009 | 196 comments
6. The One in Which I Say Open Source Software Sucks (bitquabit.com)
78 points by JacobK on June 30, 2009 | 102 comments
7. Magical, 3D-Warping Techniques Steadies Your Videos (createdigitalmotion.com)
71 points by teej on July 1, 2009 | 29 comments
8. The math that killed Lehman Brothers (maths.org)
70 points by vaksel on June 30, 2009 | 31 comments
9. Fat Free CRM - Ruby On Rails-based open source CRM (fatfreecrm.com)
67 points by jasonlbaptiste on July 1, 2009 | 19 comments
10. Hitler's secret fighter revealed (rediff.com)
61 points by newacc on June 30, 2009 | 27 comments
11. Inspiring talk on programming by creator of CouchDB (infoq.com)
56 points by empone on June 30, 2009 | 4 comments
12. CouchDB naked (blog.poundbang.in)
54 points by danw on June 30, 2009 | 6 comments
13. When I'm dead, how will my loved ones break my password? (guardian.co.uk)
51 points by emontero1 on June 30, 2009 | 56 comments
14. What Went Wrong With Joost? (gigaom.com)
51 points by mattjung on July 1, 2009 | 25 comments
15. PHP 5.3.0 Released (php.net)
45 points by danw on June 30, 2009 | 24 comments
16. The most complete terrain map of the Earth's surface has been published. (bbc.co.uk)
44 points by zzkt on June 30, 2009 | 10 comments
17. No Top-Down Control for Sleep and Wakefulness (newswise.com)
37 points by gasull on June 30, 2009 | 6 comments
18. The Hacker Ethic - Harming Developers? (oreilly.com)
37 points by Anon84 on July 1, 2009 | 32 comments
19. All Abstractions Are Failed Abstractions (Linq vs Raw SQL) (codinghorror.com)
37 points by pchristensen on June 30, 2009 | 33 comments
20. ParseKit: Mac OS X Framework for Parsing (parsekit.com)
35 points by jcsalterego on June 30, 2009 | 6 comments
21. Why unit testing is a waste of time (sdk.org.nz)
34 points by ine8181 on June 30, 2009 | 32 comments
22. Dude’s Night, Cooking 101 for Hackers (lickmyspoon.com)
34 points by vlad on June 30, 2009 | 16 comments
23. What Is a Master’s Degree Worth? (roomfordebate.blogs.nytimes.com)
32 points by robg on July 1, 2009 | 34 comments
24. Ask HN: Collect payment info before 30 day trial?
32 points by ctingom on July 1, 2009 | 24 comments
25. Firefox 3.5 Private Browsing (support.mozilla.com)
31 points by jv2222 on June 30, 2009 | 20 comments
26. MacRuby Drops GIL, Gains Concurrent Threads (infoq.com)
31 points by jcsalterego on June 30, 2009 | 10 comments
27. Modern dynamic linking infrastructure for PLT (lambda-the-ultimate.org)
28 points by mbrubeck on June 30, 2009 | 1 comment
28. Matz's Keynote from RubyConf-2008: Why Ruby? (confreaks.com)
25 points by diptanu on June 30, 2009 | 3 comments
29. The End of a DBMS Era (Might be Upon Us) (acm.org)
25 points by wheels on June 30, 2009 | 9 comments
30. How many people will buy your iPhone app today? Probably none. (bustedloop.com)
28 points by dbachelder on June 30, 2009 | 3 comments
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