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Awesome Falsehood

😱 Falsehoods Programmers Believe in

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Generate, parse, validate, error-correct and present IBAN (and IIBAN) bank account information in PHP.

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List of falsehoods we believed in when dealing with cars of different sizes and types.

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A PHP 5.5+ tax library.

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The importance of types in accounting software: missing the decimal point ends up with 100x over-charges.

UK allows companies to be registered with special characters, a hacker leveraged them to register \"><SCRIPT SRC=MJT.XSS.HT></SCRIPT> LTD, but also ; DROP TABLE "COMPANIES";-- LTD, BETTS &AMP; TWINE LTD and SAFDASD & SFSAF \' SFDAASF\" LTD.

Dates and Time

From Y2K to the overflow of 32-bit seconds from unix epoch, a list of special date to watch for depending on the system.

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Lots of things are said, written and believed about postdoctoral researchers that are simply not true.`.

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Google's common Java, C++ and JavaScript library for parsing, formatting, and validating international phone numbers.

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Google’s postal address library, powering Android and Chromium

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A PHP addressing library, powered by CLDR and Google's address data.

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Parse, normalize and render postal addresses.

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Address is a Go library that validates and formats addresses using data generated from Google's Address Data Service

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falsehoods programmers believe about X

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Write enterprise Bitcoin applications with Spring Boot. Starter projects with multiple Bitcoin related modules that you can include in your application.

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Downloading that little icon you see in you browser tabs should be a simple exercise. It turned out to be a lot more complicated than you think. Be vigilant that you are not shaving a Yak.

Norway's ISO country code is also valid YAML for False.

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