- Create an open source ruby application
- Publish article on how to TDD w/ RSpec
- Create a talk on domain modeling literacy
- Article and talk on using Rails as only a persistence/delivery layer
- Find a mentor
- Mentor someone
- Produce an ambient album
- Read books: Snow Crash and Neuromancer are at the top of my list
- Learn 20 . . .
The following presentation sums up so much of my own methodology of skillful testing. I recommend anyone looking for best practices in testing. The talk has some Ruby but is certainly not language specific. Thank you so much @searls.
As presented at RubyConf 2015.
For more information, see . . .
Know what side of the hype cycle you're on
As with most things in technology, everything is tradeoffs. It's tradeoffs all the way down. So when I read an article describing how startup XYZ (which is probably an actual startup but I'm not going to look that up) switched from a "Monolith" to "Microservices" and then proceeds to only talk about the benefits of . . .
How to Force HiDPI on a Cinema Display
How do you simulate a retina display on a 27" Cinema Display? The main tool used to accomplish this SwitchResX. This will allow for custom resolutions and enabling HiDPI for those resolutions. I'm using a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) model with the Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB for reference.
A current (2015) 27"cinema . . .
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2002 Honda Shadow VLX VT600C
I've ridden dirt bikes my entire life and I thought now was as good a time as any to pick up something for the road. I found a great deal on a 2002 Honda Shadow VLX VT600C from a nice person named Willy out of Hot Springs, SD.
Today's ride took me out to Deadwood, SD.
Safe travels out there.
with Ruby 2.1.5
- Ruby: latest version at writing is 2.1.5
First ensure you're running the version of ruby you're expecting and not an ancient version like anything before Ruby 2.0.
$ ruby -v ruby 2.1.5p273 (2014-11-13 revision 48405) [x86_64-darwin14.0]
Install Rails 4.2.0
Next ensure that Rails 4.2.0 is installed:
$ . . .
In which our protagonist spends a relaxing week with his wife, Laura, and their friends Kittie and Danny
Laura drove out early so I got to fly out on Southwest after taking a taxi up to Omaha. I got to the airport so early that I had time to have lunch at The Hanger and enjoy a fine beer before boarding. I forgot how much I dislike free-for-all seating on Southwest, even though the rest of the experience is fine. You really get what you . . .