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The Easter Egg Archive

By Nancy Walkup, posted on Apr 4, 2010

Today on CBS Sunday Morning, there was a feature on The Easter Egg Archive. In the context of software...


An Easter Egg is a hidden feature or novelty that the programmers have put in their software. In general, it is any hidden, entertaining thing that a creator hides in their creation only for their own personal reasons. According to the site, a true Easter Egg must be undocumented, reproducible, put there by the creators for personal reasons, not malicious, and entertaining. You can search among 107 Art-related eggs or under other categories.