Possibility and Probability

A Python programmer with a personality thinking out loud

22 September 2007

CSS + Javascript + web = fun Easter eggs!

by nick

It occurred to me the yesterday, with more and more people seeing the power of Javascript and CSS, more websites are getting slick. Ok, that’s a pretty obvious statement, but here’s something that’s not obvious: This presents a great opportunity for easter eggs! Easter Eggs are little hidden things in side of a bigger program. Some times it just the developer’s names, other times it can be something totally unexpected like a flight simulator hidden in a spreadsheet program. With the power of Javascript and nice tutorials like this one, there’s a lot of opportunity to have some real fun! Just think, with all of the computing power a modern browser affords us developers, it should be very easy to recreate tons of games from the Atari 2600, early Nintendo systems. The imagination can very easily run wild….