24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Next stop will be Brazil, where I'll be speaking at the local São Paulo MySQL Meetup group on May 6 and then on to Porto Alegre where I'll speak at FISL (the International Free Software Forum) ( May 9 14:00 ) about the "Practical Optimization of MySQL."

If you're also attending FISL and would like to connect at the show drop me a note at ceo AT percona.com.

The post Percona University @ Montevideo, FISL & …

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…the Porto de Galinhas beach , a sunny paradise in the northeast of Brazil. Come and meet top notch Rubyists while having a great time exploring this beautiful place. The conference official activities include scuba diving, raft boat sailing and catamaran ride, which will happen one day before and one day after the event.

Jim Weirich (the creator of Rake), Rafael França (from the Rails Core Team) and Nell Shamrell (the Regular Expressions guru) are confirmed speakers …

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By sarahm of Lessons Learned over 1 year ago.
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By Tinco Andringa of Phusion Corporate Blog over 1 year ago.
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Fabio Akita: Origins of the Brazilian Ruby community Brazil is today a significant technology market and community. Rubyconf Brazil 2012 alone was able to have 750 attendees + 600 people watching online in real time. And it's the 5th big Ruby conference in a row. We started having almost zero developers and zero companies using Ruby back in 2006. To give a perspective for the significance of this new market, Fabio was able to start a new Ruby software boutique called Codeminer…

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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…to announce our latest partnership with Locaweb , the leader in hosting in Brazil and Latin America. Now, Locaweb customers can take advantage of New Relic Standard free of charge to monitor, troubleshoot and tune their web applications.

Founded in 1998, Locaweb is a pioneer and leader in professional hosting services in Brazil and Latin America. The company has one of the most modern data centers in Brazil and is the first to use cloud computing technology. …

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By Fabio Akita of RubyLearning Blog almost 2 years ago.
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Throughout this article, I'll use Brazilian Portuguese and Brazil as an example non-English language and culture. You have to change it accordingly to your country. Time zone is one point that always confuses everybody, but the bottom line is that your database should always record date and time in UTC, the Greenwich GMT-0. I live in the " Brazilia", which is GMT-3. That means that while in Greenwhich it's noon, in Brazil it's 9 AM. And I have an extra problem: …

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By Carlos Antônio of Plataformatec Blog almost 2 years ago.
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Rails, and I decided to scratch my own itch by trying to solve a problem we usually have in Brazil: receiving date/time/numeric input from user interface. I know and have already used the delocalized gem , and it works quite nice, but sometimes I felt a bit uncomfortable about how it handled some parts of localization/parsing. This is mainly due to the need to monkey patch both ActiveRecord to handle input, and ActionView to handle output. Besides that, and most important, I had …

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By Rafael França of Plataformatec Blog 2 years ago.
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The Carnival is over in Brazil but we are still partying at Plataformatec by bringing you a complete new release of SimpleForm. This time is not a small bump though, it's a shiny new version: SimpleForm 2.0 , that comes with a bunch of new features and customizations, a new wrapper API to create custom input stacks and a great integration with Twitter Bootstrap .

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The new wrappers API is here in place of the old components option (besides some …

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By Unknown of Lessons Learned over 2 years ago.
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Brazil - Leya / Lua de Papel imprint (first half of 2012)

Japan - Nikkei BP ( Spring 2012)

Taiwan - Flaneur Co. ( Summer 2012)

Russia - Alpina (July 2012)

Thailand - WeLearn

Korea - Insight Press

China - China Citic Press

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software over 2 years ago.
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…we had a family X or a family Y or family Z having lost all the jobs in the family is going back to Brazil. So that population of foreigners, who were almost all contract laborers at the local manufacturing industries ,went from about 6,000 to about 1,000 in a little less than a year.

Keith : That was a heavy, heavy downturn. But that gives you a pretty good idea of what the labor force is like in Japan. And why it's difficult to get a good startup community here. I go to a lot of …

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