This article was published on February 20, 2015

British bookseller Waterstones hid a reading list for developers in its source code


British bookseller Waterstones hid a reading list for developers in its source code
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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

Here’s an unusual way of recommending books to visitors – British chain Waterstones has just overhauled its website and it’s hidden a reading list for developers in the source code.

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The recommended books include titles on using a Raspberry Pi to teach yourself Python and primers on HTML and CSS. Visit the site and hit CTRL+U on a PC or CMD+Alt+U on a Mac to check it out yourself.

Waterstones [h/t to @Sparkes on Twitter]

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