Last week, we announced
an Obfuscated code contest with a geektastic prize provided by our sponsor, Safari Books Online, who also offered
BB readers one month free online access
, a digital library of technical books from the likes of O'Reilly, Apress, and Addison-Wesley.
We were absolutely amazed by the entries. There are some incredible bits of code in there. But we had to pick one, so we did. Or rather Joel Johnson
did, because this whole thing was his idea to begin with. So we are pleased to announce that the winner of the inaugural Boing Boing/Safari Books Online: MCD
. The entry
was pithy, clever, and got the job done (see above). Congratulations, MCD! And thanks to Safari Books Online for sponsoring the contest!
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