18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Birds

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1 Birds of a Feather session

1 tutorial

In addition to Trove, sessions will focus on operating OpenStack clouds, the MySQL core, and hybrid deployments.

Beyond the OpenStack sessions, the Percona Live conference features a total of 9 keynotes, 13 tutorials, 112 breakout sessions, 8 Birds of a Feather sessions, and two great networking receptions. There is also the Open Source Appreciation Day on Monday featuring the OpenStack Today and CentOS Dojo Santa…

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Lightning Talks and Birds of a Feather Sessions ( BOFs)

Both the Lightning Talks and BOFs are a perennial crowd favorite at Percona Live conferences.

The always entertaining Lightning Talks are an opportunity for attendees to propose, explain, exhort, or rant on any MySQL-related topic for five minutes. Topics might include a new idea, successful project, cautionary story, quick tip, or demonstration. Lightning Talks will take place Thursday night, April 3, 2014, …

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South America . We're using our mobile devices more and more — and not just for Angry Birds — so aren't we giving and receiving feedback on those devices?

Mobile Interactions are Becoming More Complex

Our work habits are changing with the ubiquity of mobile devices. At ZURB, we usually carry one or more devices with us from room to room, whether it's our iPhones or iPads. We use them around our office to project work on large screens during scrums . …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 year ago.
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Hey, it's HighScalability time:

( Ukrainian daredevil scaling buildings)

44.6 billion - Tumblr posts; 300 Gb/s - DDoS DNS amplification attacks; 100 million - Eventbrite tickets processed.

Quotable Quotes:

@ tveskov : Alan Kay: "The past 30 years have been completely mundane. It's all been scaling (of old technology) and Angry Birds"

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.
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No strings attached. Develop the next Angry Birds with it and make your millions. Wax poetic about it on your blog. Or bitch and complain about a missing killer feature. Or ignore it entirely and use Xcode exclusively. It's really up to you.

Thank you, James! Consider AppCode added to my set of tools that I'll be using while learning iOS development.

AppCode's " Quick Start" screen. Click to see it at full size.

Having spent three years in the .NET world, …

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…up on itself even though it had 52 failures before hitting gold with Angry Birds.

Same with us. When we tried to get into the stock photo business about six years ago, making it a "business within the business," it didn't mesh well with our mission — to help people design better products for people and faster. We worked hard for three years to make it work, people were interested, but it wasn't building any momentum for us. So we made the call …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 years ago.
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…tools and templates to power online storefronts. (Notable clients include Rovio, Angry Birds' parent company, and GE.) Shopify has grown to almost 20,000 storefronts in 88 countries, which did a combined $ 275 million in online sales, up from $ 120 million in 2010. Up next: Making it as easy to buy sell to mobile customers.

Join Us, It's Bliss!

If making the Fast Company list doesn't impress you, maybe my earlier article about why Shopify's a great place …

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By Patrick Lenz of Patrick Lenz 2 years ago.
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Odd Birds and Travelers

I may well be the odd bird in this case in that my geographical location does not match the preferred language set in my browser.

But what about travelers?

Everyone traveling abroad is probably in the same boat as I am. Potentially even worse, given that their foreign language skills may not be as fluent and a foreign language version of a site (that is not a shopping site) may be of even less interest.

Technical Hurdles

Detecting the geographic location of …

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By Matt Ray of Chef Blog 2 years ago.
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…with other members of the Chef community and grab a drink at the Chef Birds of a Feather session ( Los Angeles BC room).

Sunday January 22

Infrastructure Automation with Chef : Opscode's Sean OMeara will be giving an introductory Chef talk to help people get up to speed.

We would like to thank the Southern California Linux Expo for all their support and encourage you to come out and see us this weekend!

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 2 years ago.
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'Kestrels, Quirky Birds, and Hopeless Egocentricity' by Reg Braithwaite

Ruby's own ' Raganwald' has compiled his essays about combinatory logic, method combinators and Ruby meta-programming into a handy and inexpensive e-book. Cerebral stuff.

Evaluating Alternative Decorator Implementations in Ruby

Deprecating a Legacy Subsystem in Rails

Libraries and code

Momentum: A Rack Handler for SPDY Clients

SPDY…

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