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HarpoScript: a new "life affirming" JavaScript library
httpwebwitch




msg:3883107
 2:36 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Into the fray with Mootools, Dojo and JQuery, comes the newest contender, this one from a most unlikely source.

Oprah Winfrey, TV personality, publisher, and actress, has released a Javascript library she calls "HarpoScript", named after her publishing company "Harpo" (which is Oprah backwards). HarpoScript uses an unusual syntax that "embraces life and all its wonder" says the celebrity, who until today has kept her love of JavaScript programming secret from the public.

HarpoScript was created in collaboration with not-quite-as-famous JavaScript programmer from Utica NY, 24 year old Jason Lembke.

source [youtube.com]

 

astupidname




msg:3883146
 3:28 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Do you have another link to more info? That link you posted goes to a youtube vid called RickRoll'd that does not appear to have anything to do with it. All my searches on google and yahoo have turned up nothing.

astupidname




msg:3883148
 3:29 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Or is this an april fools thing?

Gomvents




msg:3883177
 4:04 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

yup! hahahahaha

Lynque




msg:3883199
 4:23 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Never Gonna Give - Never Gonna Give

Too funny

Hugene




msg:3883230
 4:52 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

HarpoScript heheheheh

Can't wait for HarpoScript Conf 2009, will it be in Vegas?

jeyKay




msg:3883248
 5:08 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

wow. you guys fooled me for about 10 seconds. That's only cuz I just woke up ;P

travelin cat




msg:3883304
 6:28 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Boy, I can't wait for today to be over. Weeding out the real stories from the fake is tiresome....

astupidname




msg:3883483
 9:26 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

I just got a reply back from Jason Lembke, he said it's true and HarpoScript is what conficker.c runs on. The download site for it is not yet ready, due to it being conficke.d up at the moment. Oprah's people have no comment as of yet.

g1smd




msg:3883537
 10:44 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Here in the UK, at 11 pm April 1st (i.e. almost at the end of the day), the local radio station here has repeated 'as if it were true' a joke story first aired in a newspaper in Brazil on their April 1st morning.

Maybe this is where urban legends are born?

martinibuster




msg:3883549
 11:10 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

18,963,893 views

blend27




msg:3883550
 11:11 pm on Apr 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

-- due to it being conficke.d up at the moment --

that was funny.

IanKelley




msg:3883592
 1:13 am on Apr 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yes! It's about time WW rickrolled me.

poppyrich




msg:3883665
 5:01 am on Apr 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

I've been coding with HarpoScript for nearly two years, now.
This is old news.

ambellina




msg:3885486
 4:06 pm on Apr 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

The sad thing about Harpo is... I only realized last fall that it was Oprah spelled backward, and I found it completely brilliant.

blend27




msg:3885509
 5:09 pm on Apr 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

-- Harpo is --

Llihp Rotcod DOM Library is way much slicker than that, there is no fun in VT/SB statements if they are not bold by nature. All though I think its a ripp-off to pay for it in the first place.

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