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Stories from September 28, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. How to run a small consultancy / freelancing business (jacquesmattheij.com)
319 points by jacquesm on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 63 comments
2. GNU Screen - A Hacker's Ideal Terminal (ibm.com)
186 points by soundphed on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 100 comments
3. JWZ: that "duct tape" silliness (jwz.livejournal.com)
186 points by allenbrunson on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
4. JWZ Unable to Distribute Two Free Pre Apps (jwz.livejournal.com)
176 points by sutro on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 90 comments
5. Ask HN: Check out my little app (huddle.im)
108 points by jmonegro on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 75 comments
6. Why Stylesheet Abstractions Matter (chriseppstein.github.com)
107 points by chriseppstein on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 37 comments
7. Joe Armstrong and Simon Peyton Jones discuss Erlang and Haskell (infoq.com)
90 points by davidw on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 26 comments
8. GitHub's Architecture, before and after migration (anchor.com.au)
80 points by quellhorst on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
9. You Commit Three Felonies a Day (wsj.com)
71 points by ctingom on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 38 comments
10. Duct tape context: A tale of two rewrites (gigamonkeys.com)
70 points by gthank on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
11. Merlin Mann on Adobe's products (kungfugrippe.com)
67 points by qeek on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 35 comments
12. Python Library for Google Translate (catonmat.net)
61 points by pkrumins on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
13. Is There An Artificial God? (biota.org)
58 points by detcader on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
14. MD5 hash extension attack breaks API authentication in Flickr (and others) (netifera.com)
58 points by brl on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
15. Find what's blocking sales with under a day of work (asmartbear.com)
57 points by froggy on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 5 comments
16. Why MacRuby Matters (slideshare.net)
55 points by r11t on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
17. Django ponies: Proposals for Django 1.2 (simonwillison.net)
54 points by simonw on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 2 comments
18. Mono not Chasing Tail Lights (jeffreystedfast.blogspot.com)
52 points by oomkiller on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
19. Apple loses Hackintosh ruling, angers judge (theregister.co.uk)
51 points by jacquesm on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
20. Most of us have a finite supply of willpower (futurepundit.com)
49 points by cwan on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
21. Securing an HTTPS server (daemonology.net)
49 points by cperciva on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 17 comments
22. Grand Central Dispatch: The Sleeping Barber Problem (madebysofa.com)
46 points by koenbok on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
23. MySQL vs. PostgreSQL comparison by Anchor (github's migration team) (anchor.com.au)
44 points by adriand on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 42 comments
24. One time at D&D camp… (brouhaha.us)
44 points by kqr2 on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
25. Ask HN: Seeing points again?
41 points by jacquesm on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 64 comments
26. Dumping the Gameboy Color boot ROM (w/ commented disassembly) (fpgb.org)
40 points by makmanalp on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
27. Impossible Bottles (impossibottle.co.uk)
39 points by eru on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 18 comments
28. Reminder: Twitter was started in 2006 (gettingmoreawesome.blogspot.com)
39 points by rishi on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
29. Twitter's Alex Payne: Why Scala? (viddler.com)
39 points by fogus on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 10 comments
30. Teen Inventors Fight Tinnitus (scientificamerican.com)
36 points by alexandros on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | 20 comments

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