…enjoying this podcast from The Farmhouse. The latest episode featuresand Evan Phoenix discussing the Puma Ruby . features on two earlier episodes.
RubyConf 2012 Talks: An 80 Minute Grab Bag
The Thoughtbot Podcast Chats to 2012 Attendees
Libraries and Code
Ruby's make-like build utility takes a small step for Jim Weirich but a giant leap …
Puma is a new threaded web server built by Evan Phoenix of fame. Puma Express manages Puma servers, automatically setting up the ( appname.dev ) for you. This is similar to the approach used by , but without a dependency.
will integrate with Puma Express, so you will not need to manually boot and shut down your server. Because Tokaido also takes care of logging, there shouldn't be any need for dedicated tabs with persistent running processes …
A beautifully presented magazine article by Evan Phoenix about the background to' creation and its development all the way up to 1.0. Not much tech stuff in here but a truly heartwarming story about the little Ruby implementation that could.
The Is On Us: How Ruby 1.9 Supports the Statement
is back with a dive into Ruby's support for the concept of "goto" (a la your favorite pre 1990s programming languages). Did …
A few orts to close out the work week.
Jason - viewer and editor for OS X.
The History of Rubinius - Evan Phoenix offers some insights into the origin and growth of .
Ruby Freelancers - site featuring a podcast for those interested in getting started.
Yes, You Should - Argues that as classes, they need test coverage in every method. I find that recently I've been writing a lot more integrations than functionals to achieve that, though. Tests!
A big topic in the world of Ruby this year has been how to get more out of Ruby, specifically, how to get more done in parallel. The topic of concurrency, though, is one fraught with misunderstanding. This is largely due to the complexities of not only thinking about multiple things at once, but the limitations of Ruby implementations and operating systems.
…# was Friday, July 15, 2011. Well, our compañero Evan Phoenix and his wife just had a beautiful baby daughter named Zoe . He's taking some time off of the Nerd Work™ while he learns how to be a father. Because we want him to be a part of # rbxday , we're postponing it to August 5, 2011 . Mark (or re-mark) your calendars. Thanks for your understanding.
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…RubyGems users that will promise 1.3.7+ support forever. I'm already starting this process with Evan Phoenix
Writing technical documentation to help people become more familiar with the internals of RubyGems, as well as how the extension system works.
Helping folks who experience breakage find out the problems and fix them.
Many people have quietly thanked me for my efforts, but a few have loudly criticized them. I hope the above list of items are less likely to flare up more conflicts. …
…there for folks to make informed decisions based on. The second is that I've been talking with Evan Phoenix about some creative ways to meet the 'backwards compatibility forever' goals of SlimGems in a less divisive way. However, both of these things depend heavily on how quickly I can front load on RubyGems knowledge, it may end up being a slow process.
We just wrapped up the May core skills course on Tuesday and have welcomed 10 new students into …
…teaching me so crazy much, especially Jen Krater and Larry Drake; to Evan Phoenix and rb.la ; to Coby Randquist, , and many many others for LA Ruby ; to everyone who's had me speak at their awesome conferences; to Pete Forde, for special secret favors (ooh la la); to you for reading this; and to so many other people that I can't remember at the moment, my bad for that.for
…and developers (like , , Evan Phoenix and many others) have confirmed their presence. If you get the chance, don't miss it!
3) Oredev: 8th to 12th November
And finally, my last stop will be in Sweden at the developer conference held in Malmö . This will be different from the previous two, since it is not focused in Ruby nor Rails. It's a multitrack conference that hosts different technologies (by the way, the …