21 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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2011

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…trade — Android grew, eventually claiming more than half the mobile OS market share in 2011.

Microsoft didn't respond as quickly. In fact, then-CEO Steve Ballmer famously dismissed the iPhone, saying that it was yet another overpriced Apple device, and that the business market — where they make most of their money, and then the primary market for smartphones — wouldn't go for it since it lacked the all-too-necessary hardware keyboard needed for real work. A …

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By Tom of Heroku 5 months ago.
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Web Applications", Web 2.0 Security and Privacy Workshop, 2011. A. Bortz, A. Barth, A. Czeskis. http://w2spconf.com/2011/papers/session-integrity.pdf

"There are only two hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors." -Paraphrase of saying generally attributed to the late Phil Karlton .

-Tom Maher

Heroku Security Team

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By Morgan Flatley of New Relic 6 months ago.
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Founded in 2011, Fastly is a next generation cloud acceleration platform. At Fastly, we think slow is unacceptable. Fastly enables a next-generation of businesses to give their users the best web and mobile experience. Our patent-pending Fastly Caching Software delivers static, dynamic, and streaming content with the lowest recorded latency. Our customers, including Github, Etsy, Shazam, Twitter, Wanelo, Wikia, and Yammer, know that every microsecond counts and trust Fastly…

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By Adam of Heroku 1 year ago.
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Q. Why didn't you update Bamboo docs in 2011?

A. At the time, our entire product and engineering team was focused on our new product, Cedar. Being so focused on the future meant that we slipped on stewardship of our existing product.

Q. Was the "How It Works" section of the Heroku website wrong?

A. Yes. Similar to the docs, How It Works section of our website described the router as tracking which dynos were tied up by long HTTP requests. This was accurate when …

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 1 year ago.
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Problem: You are not your code In 2011, Sam Stephenson released rbenv , a Ruby environment manager, apparently designed to replace rvm , a similar project. Drama, of course, ensued:

a slightly antagonistic tone taken by rbenv's README (which has now been taken away) led RVM's maintainer Wayne E Seguin to vent some pressure on Twitter...

Part of the complaint made in rbenv's README was about RVM's "obnoxious" redefinition of the "cd" …

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