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Stories from April 12, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Show HN: Firebase, a scalable real-time backend (firebase.com)
526 points by jamest on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 137 comments
2. 500px Terms of Service (500px.com)
457 points by DanielRibeiro on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 100 comments
3. Try right clicking GitHub's logo (github.com)
353 points by vincentchan on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 141 comments
4. A Baseline for Front-End Developers (rmurphey.com)
311 points by thisisblurry on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
5. Mozilla may make Flash click-to-play by default in future Firefox (arstechnica.com)
267 points by mbrubeck on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 109 comments
6. Backbone.js Fundamentals (github.com)
258 points by pooriaazimi on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
7. Amazon CloudSearch - Start Searching in One Hour for Less Than $100 / Month (aws.typepad.com)
236 points by jeffbarr on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
8. The JOBS Act will very nearly legalize fraud in the stock market (rollingstone.com)
229 points by RyanMcGreal on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
9. ZeroBin, opensource Pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data (sebsauvage.net)
218 points by alixmartineau on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
10. Lisp as the Maxwell’s equations of software (michaelnielsen.org)
179 points by raganwald on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 37 comments
11. Death to MS Word (slate.com)
178 points by forkandwait on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 154 comments
12. Pebble E-Paper Watch Raises $1M In 28 Hours (kickstarter.com)
167 points by yurisagalov on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 93 comments
13. Let's ride this bull (37signals.com)
153 points by jroes on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
14. Rise4fun - from Microsoft Research (rise4fun.com)
134 points by ot on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 40 comments
15. '9223372036854775807' == '9223372036854775808' (php.net)
129 points by moe on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 138 comments
16. University of Florida shutting down research in Computer Science department (change.org)
124 points by k3dz on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 71 comments
17. ‘Firebase’ Does for Apps What Dropbox Did for Docs (wired.com)
126 points by mayop100 on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
18. Programming Music with Overtone (blip.tv)
119 points by llambda on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
19. Google+ Thank you Google for breaking all my apps and extensions… (plus.google.com)
118 points by AndrewWarner on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
20. If Google's Really Proud Of Google+, It Should Share Some Real User Figures (marketingland.com)
114 points by AndrewWarner on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
21. Introducing 1% of Nothing (1percentof.org)
113 points by mirceagoia on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 94 comments
22. How To Scale A $1 Billion Startup (Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger) (techcrunch.com)
110 points by frankdenbow on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
23. Computer Scientists Build Computer Using Swarms of Crabs (technologyreview.com)
100 points by ColinWright on Apr 12, 2012 | hide
24. The age of sail, visualized (revolutionanalytics.com)
96 points by johndcook on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 32 comments
25. Stuxnet worm reportedly planted by Iranian double agent using memory stick (arstechnica.com)
95 points by shawndumas on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 89 comments
26. Inside Votizen - Tech, Design, Culture (paulstamatiou.com)
101 points by PStamatiou on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 45 comments
27. Wemux - Set up tmux for party pair programming (thechangelog.com)
89 points by netherland on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
28. Damn, Girl: New York Has Almost Double The Female Founders (betabeat.com)
88 points by rmah on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 79 comments
29. Try pressing 'm' on github (github.com)
85 points by jenius on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
30. Microsoft Will Soon Start Charging For Its Bing Search API (techcrunch.com)
84 points by motti_s on Apr 12, 2012 | hide | 43 comments

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