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#Newbie programmer
def factorial(x):
if x == 0:
return 1
return x * factorial(x - 1)
print factorial(6)
#First year programmer, studied Pascal
timrchavez /
Created March 11, 2012 16:42 — forked from addyosmani/
Four ways to do Pub/Sub with jQuery 1.7 and jQuery UI (in the future)

#Four Ways To Do Pub/Sub With jQuery 1.7 and jQuery UI (in the future)

Between jQuery 1.7 and some of work going into future versions of jQuery UI, there are a ton of hot new ways for you to get your publish/subscribe on. Here are just four of them, three of which are new.

(PS: If you're unfamiliar with pub/sub, read the guide to it that Julian Aubourg and I wrote here

##Option 1: Using jQuery 1.7's $.Callbacks() feature:

$.Callbacks are a multi-purpose callbacks list object which can be used as a base layer to build new functionality including simple publish/subscribe systems. We haven't yet released the API documentation for this feature just yet, but for more information on it (including lots of examples), see my post on $.Callbacks() here:

timrchavez / gist:2014084
Created March 10, 2012 23:54
Make backbone.js inhertance work for you! (or make view inheritance work in general)
* Give backbone an easier way to access super properties and methods.
Backbone.View.prototype.parent = Backbone.Model.prototype.parent = Backbone.Collection.prototype.parent = function(attribute, options) {
* Call this inside of the child initialize method. If it's a view, it will extend events also.
* this.parent('inherit', this.options); <- A views params get set to this.options
if(attribute == "inherit") {
timrchavez / example.js
Created March 9, 2012 00:32 — forked from addyosmani/example.js
Mediator pattern
// Example 1 = 'Doug';
mediator.subscribe('nameChange', function(arg){
console.log(; = arg;
mediator.publish('nameChange', 'Jorn');