Strange returns in JavaScript

Via Stack Overflow, I’ve just found this from Neil Fraser. What gets returned?

try {
	return true;
} finally {
	return false;
}

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Aaarg!

A few years ago, I came across a couple of sites on Web Pages That Suck. (Both of which, I’m delighted to say, are still in more or less their original states five years after that post was published.)

HRODC postgraduate training courses

ACCEPT JESUS, FOREVER FORGIVEN!

While both are, of course, fine examples of important web design maxims, surely their impact would be much greater if they could be finessed into one great web page? After all, who could resist combining the eloquent brevity of a 1.2MB page full of tables with the understated finesse of animated rainbow gifs and autoplaying music?

Turns out I couldn’t. And, having just rediscovered the result, I thought I’d stick it up here.

Aaarg!

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