Secrets of the Chrome Developer Tools (by Øredev Conference)
The Developer Tools built into Google Chrome provide powerful ways to understand, debug, and profile web applications. Most developers are familiar with its basic inspection and debugging tools, but some of its most valuable features, like the timeline and memory analysis tools, are lesser known. This talk will provide an overview of the Chrome dev tools and an in-depth demonstration of some of the lesser-known features.
This feature is very helpful to track down memory-leaks, for example with Backbone.js Zombie-Views. I also like the feature to deobfuscate the code inline. This both features makes the Chrome Developer Tools more powerful than Firebug.
[…] After changing teams about a year ago, I came back to C++. IMHO, C++ is the worst. By far. Without question. It’s so bad I don’t know what to rank as second-worst. Every new feature or quirk is tinged with horror. The latest example for me was: Universal References in C++11. So was that HN piece about C++ pitfalls.
No, for me, it is the diametric opposite. The more I learn about anything other than C++, the more C++ seems like a big, creaking pile of leaky abstractions. It’s like if you took the worst aspects of C and Java. And I struggle — earnestly — to imagine how people could actually be OK with it, let alone enjoy it. […]