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Stories from October 23, 2009, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Play framework for Java - a radical rethink of Java web app development? (playframework.org)
165 points by simonw on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 100 comments
2. The IE CSS Bug Which Cost Me A Month’s Salary (kalzumeus.com)
152 points by patio11 on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 85 comments
3. Linux: Linus Says, Linux Not Designed; It Never Was (kerneltrap.org)
110 points by messel on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 66 comments
4. Herd Mentality (daringfireball.net)
108 points by atestu on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 80 comments
5. Apple Pulls the Plug Completely on ZFS (macosforge.org)
103 points by durin42 on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 47 comments
6. How to Read Other People's Code -- And Why (designbygravity.wordpress.com)
85 points by cschanck on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 57 comments
7. Michael Vanier: LFM and LFSP (paulgraham.com)
60 points by jaydub on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
8. SparkFun Gets a Cease and Desist Letter (sparkfun.com)
60 points by bisceglie on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 25 comments
9. Scheme hits the App Store (ventonegro.org)
52 points by prakash on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 30 comments
10. Facebook’s news feed: The beginning of a recommendations dominated web (directededge.com)
49 points by wheels on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 20 comments
11. AJAX PHPMyAdmin Alternative (sqlbuddy.com)
44 points by vaporstun on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 21 comments
12. Scalable computer programming languages (caltech.edu)
42 points by prakash on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
13. Merlin Mann on Becoming an Expert (video) (43folders.com)
41 points by mcav on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 3 comments
14. Coding Horror: Treating User Myopia (codinghorror.com)
36 points by billpg on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
15. Facebook: Simplifying the Stream (facebook.com)
34 points by ivankirigin on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 16 comments
16. The End of California? Dream On (time.com)
33 points by fjabre on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 23 comments
17. Psystar Steals Open Source Bootloader and Sells it for $50 (geektechnica.com)
33 points by chanux on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 12 comments
18. Make Yourself Presentable (jasonsantamaria.com)
32 points by boundlessdreamz on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 13 comments
19. Ruling Expected on Twittering Anarchist Raided Under ‘Rioting’ Laws (wired.com)
32 points by phsr on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 7 comments
20. "Evil Maid" Attacks on Encrypted Hard Drives (schneier.com)
31 points by mbrubeck on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 6 comments
21. Clojure Datatypes (assembla.com)
28 points by silkodyssey on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 1 comment
22. The Ultimate Failure of Moneyball (tnr.com)
26 points by jakarta on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 24 comments
23. Gimli Glider: When systems go wrong. (wikipedia.org)
26 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 9 comments
24. Ask HN: Are you going to Startup School? (heroku.com)
26 points by aditya on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 8 comments
25. Cheating for $20: Why collusion and price fixing is difficult to do (freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com)
24 points by cwan on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 22 comments
26. Startup School Final Speaker List (ycombinator.posterous.com)
23 points by dwynings on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 14 comments
27. How Google Maps deals with border disputes: Two Countries, Three Maps (wsj.com)
23 points by cwan on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 19 comments
28. Tell HN: Use this to talk to others at StartupSchool & coordinate related events (eventgel.com)
23 points by kirubakaran on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
29. Tim Berners-Lee joins Twitter, complains of "confusing" UI (xconomy.com)
23 points by waderoush on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 11 comments
30. Poll: HNer types
21 points by alexandros on Oct 23, 2009 | hide | 14 comments

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