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Twitter contest: what can you code in 130 characters?

I just posted the following snippet on Twitter. The exercise is to write meaningful and preferably cool code that fits in a Twitter message along with the #twitcode keyword, which leaves 130 characters.

private static readonly byte[] _blankGif =

I can’t wait to see what people come up with.

Monitor the results from here:


Dominic Pettifer said:

So what's the prize for winning? :-)

# May 21, 2009 4:29 AM

rtpHarry said:

Hey, couldn't find your twitter username anywhere on the site... is it a secret? :)

# May 21, 2009 8:35 AM

Bertrand Le Roy said:

@Dominic: the prize is bragging rights of course! Actually, wait, I said contest but I'm not going to pick a winner. Let's have everyone pick their favorite by making a tweet pointing at it.

@Harry: @bleroy. I added a Twitter badge to the left sidebar of the blog.

@Willem: mmh. How is it not working? Are you getting an error or something else?

# May 21, 2009 2:23 PM

Ted said:

You get an ugly, raw RSS feed with your link(which may look fine in Firefox but not in Chrome).  Willem's link gives you a browser agnostic view.

# May 21, 2009 2:32 PM

Bertrand Le Roy said:

@Ted & @Willem: thanks, I fixed the links.

# May 21, 2009 2:51 PM

Willem van Zyl said:

Great, working now. :)

# May 21, 2009 6:54 PM

Enes TAYLAN said:

Very cool idea. :))

# May 22, 2009 8:23 AM