Simon Willison

Simon Willison is a freelance client- and server-side Web developer and the co-creator of the Django Web framework. Simon’s interests include OpenID and decentralised systems, unobtrusive JavaScript, rapid application development and RESTful Web Service APIs. Before going frelance Simon worked on Yahoo!‘s Technology Development team, and prior to that at the Lawrence Journal-World, an award winning local newspaper in Kansas. Simon maintains a popular Web development weblog at simonwillison.net

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  1. Don't be eval()

    Simon Willison

    Simon Willison gets down and dirty with JavaScript and explains why caution should be exercised in use of the eval() function. It may be the season of good will and all, but we can’t have our caution getting all flabby now, can we?