G. Do, do not. There is no try.
How many different geeky ways are their to say that? Ruby: [ "do", "do not" ].include? "try" => false Ruby: "do".include? "try" or "do not".include? "try" => false Bash: $DO || ! $DO; try -bash: try: command not found I could probably spend 20-30 and figure out how to do this in PERL, Python, PHP, etc. but I want to see if you all out there have them on...
G. #LaRubyConf Points of Interest
Presenter — Steven Baker Death to Bundler “I hate Bundler… I use Isolate… You should use Bundler…” “Bundler sucks ass and you all should use it!” Isolate Isolate Blog Post Isolate on Rails 3 Blog Post S.O.L.I.D. Single Responsibility A class should have a single responsibility. Open-Closed Open an object, write it and...
Optimizing Stand Up →
A quick daily meeting to check the pulse of your project can be immeasurably helpful to everyone on the team. If you’re not careful, these quick daily meetings can easily turn into long sessions where everyone talks, not much is said, and even less is heard. One of the ways to encourage these meetings to be more efficient is to have them standing up.
At #LaRubyConf in Burbank for Maintainable Rails by http://stevenrbaker.com/.
The word “hacker” has an unfairly negative connotation from being portrayed in...– Mark Zuckerberg
MURK AVENUE: I FOUND ICE CUBES 'GOOD DAY' →
murkavenue: CLUE 1: “went to short dogs house, they was watching Yo MTV RAPS” Yo MTV RAPS first aired: Aug 6th 1988 CLUE 2: Ice Cubes single “today was a good day” released on: Feb 23 1993 CLUE 3: ”The Lakers beat the Super Sonics” Dates between Yo MTV Raps air date AUGUST 6 1988 and the release…
Social media, I was never really all that in to it. I mean sure, I have a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr, Google+ and even MySpace (back in the day) accounts. You can toss GitHub and Yelp in to the mix as well if you count them. But I haven’t use them all that much. The occasional post on Facebook was pretty much it. When my son born, I started using Instagram and Twitter...
G. Lesson learned, Gemfile
Dear self, While you’re developing a Ruby Gem, with a seemingly small amount of gems, you’ll assume you’ll never forget what gems you used and you don’t even consider that you might have your reverse engineer your gem to figure out what gems you used in development for testing, packaging and the like, a year later when someone so kindly sends you a pull request. You may...
F2. Preschool party-fail...
Hey parents… Throwing a little party at preschool for your kid and giving out little gift bags… cool. Filling said gift bag with candy… so not cool.
H1. - When are you leaving?
Wife: When are you leaving? Me: Soon. Well soonish. I’m in the middle of something and when I finish it I’ll leave. Shouldn’t take long. Wife: That means nothing to me. What does that mean? Me: Well… I’m trying not to be an ass-hole, seriously I don’t want it to sound like an ass-hole, cause I don’t mean it that way and say ‘The sooner I get...