16 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 1 month ago.
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…Amazon, you'll find that they generally get great reviews. Not Head First iPhone and iPad Development , which got a low number of stars and is a bit disappointing compared to other Head First programming books I've read (especially the various editions of Head First C# ). The just-released third edition of Head First iPhone and iPad Development seems to have cut out material that appeared in the second, has some sloppy editing, and reads like …

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 3 months ago.
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How We Got Our First 2,000 Users Doing Things That Don't Scale . Ryan again with great examples of the hustle behind Product Hunt.

Why Most of Your Assumptions About Phone Calls are Wrong . Phone calls, they're still happening. And generating a lot of business:

In fact 61% of all mobile searches where a customer contacts a business it is via a phone call (source: Google ).

None of the Above

speaking.io : "Because "imagine …

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By Forrest Norvell of New Relic 4 months ago.
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…to get there. From the beginning npm has benefited from the generosity and hard work of its users. First Iriscouch and then Nodejitsu (after they acquired Iriscouch) have done a lot of mostly invisible work to make Node's success possible by running the npm registry. They've contributed hosting, bandwidth, and a lot of operational expertise, mostly because it needed doing. Although there have been some hiccups along the way, the quality of the experience for those …

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By Richard of Heroku 4 months ago.
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Some have asked why we didn't automatically force-update all Ruby apps. First, Heroku will not re-deploy a user's app without their direct knowledge or action. Additionally, since some upstream dependencies may have changed since an app's last deploy, we also want to maintain erosion resistance by only changing components on an explicit push.

In addition to building and deploying the fixed versions of Ruby, we:

Released a Changelog entry .

Sent out …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 4 months ago.
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The Ruby 2.0 Walkthrough - Now available as a combo of videos and PDF from Peter Cooper for $ 29.

RJS leaking vulnerability in multiple Rails applications - More fun from Egor Homakov.

ruby-lint 1.0.0 - First stable release of this static code analysis tool.

Memoirs of a Software Team Leader - A look at the technical and soft skills involved in leading a small software team. $ 23 ebook, 30% discount with code "afreshcup30".

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On Scout ~ The Blog 7 months ago.
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Easy Migration : First, MariaDB is a Drop-in replacement for MySQL. Migrating from from MySQL 5.1 to MariaDB Galera Server 5.6 just worked.

Performance : We had several queries covered by indexes that we had performance issues with before the migration that "fixed" themselves afterwards, which was a nice surprise. MariaDB seems to be much better at the complex queries and joins that Ruby on Rails is famous for. It does a better job on the whole of finding indexes …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside 9 months ago.
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Welcome to a roundup of Ruby news, articles, videos, and more, for July 2013 cobbled together from my e-mail newsletter, Ruby Weekly.

Highlights include: PeepCode acquired by Pluralsight, Practicing Ruby archives made public, Rails 3.2.14, and an interesting interview with Matz.

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The First Four Volumes of Practicing Ruby, Now Available Online

Practicing Ruby is a high quality, paid Ruby journal run by Gregory Brown, but he's made archives …

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 11 months ago.
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a look . You may also know of her through the Head First book series , which has a winning pedagogical approach based on brain science that Kathy and her partner Bert Bates researched extensively. In other words, Kathy's got game as a speaker and as a teacher, and her methods are rooted in a deep understanding of how people work. Of note: Kathy wants to do this training on a volunteer basis, because it will be rewarding for her--which tells you something …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 12 months ago.
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jQuery 2.0 Released - Make sure you read about the supported browser changes before you switch.

Let Nunes Do It - Easily extend and consume Rails instrumentation.

Coffee-Rails - First piece of Rails 4.0 to put out a non-beta 4.0.0 version, I think.

Amanda - Blog entine that yets you write in Markdown, save on Dropbox, and store in Redis.

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First, MyISAM, with MySQL 5.5, on the SEO data set: mysql: SELECT id, title, MATCH(title, body) AGAINST ('arizona business records' IN NATURAL LANGUAGE MODE) AS score FROM seo_test_myisam ORDER BY 3 DESC LIMIT 5; +------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+--------------------+ | id | title | score | +------+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+--------------------+ …

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