20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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…Tesora, hastexo, CentOS

Visit the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 website for more information and to register. I hope to see you in Santa Clara in two weeks!

The post Great Speakers, Fun, and Insights at Percona Live MySQL Conference appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog .

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software 3 months ago.
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…misremembered the date of a partial outage. In connection with the Ruby on Rails January of Fun (TM), I applied a series of security patches at 3 AM in the morning Japan time, and in the process managed to cause a partial outage to the service for several hours before realizing my mistake and fixing it. This luckily did not severely impact any customers.)

At the same time, AR is not yet where I'd like it to be. We're mostly covered on system-level issues, but we still have …

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By Julian Dunn of Chef Blog 5 months ago.
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…Advanced Upstream Cookbook Modification, a/k/a [ Ab]using the Resource Collection for Fun and Profit

You can also use wrapper cookbooks to manipulate Chef's Resource Collection . Put simply, the resource collection is the ordered list of resources, from the recipes in your expanded run list, that are to be run on a node. You can manipulate attributes of the resources in the resource collection. One common use case for this is to change the template used by an upstream cookbook …

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By Assaf of Labnotes 12 months ago.
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§ High Availability with MongoDB for Fun and Profit . Yes. Quite possible.

§ shame.css :

The idea of shame.css is that you have a totally new stylesheet reserved just for your hacky code. The code you have to write to get the release out on time, but the code that makes you ashamed.

§ Unix Philosophy and Node.js :

Unix Philosophy is an outlook for software development, not any specific technical development in software. It is an ideal to reach …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 1 year ago.
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Over on my personal blog, The Adventures of Accordion Guy in the 21st Century , I've posted a layperson-friendly article titled How to Mine Bitcoins for Fun and (Probably Very Little) Profit . It provides a description of what Bitcoins are and how they're mined that should be comprehensible by non-techies, some easy-peasy instructions for turning any old Windows machine into a Bitcoin mining rig, and a quick guide to figuring out how much (or how little) money you'll make on your mining venture.

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 1 year ago.
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…will be one of the runners participating in the PyCon 5K Charity Fun Run . Last year, the race raised almost $ 6,000 for charity. So don't forget to wake up early on Saturday, March 16 to support this great event.

We have a special offer for all PyCon attendees. Sign up and deploy New Relic during the event and you'll get a 30-day free trial of New Relic Pro. Go to newrelic.com/pycon to create your free account and remember to type pycon13 in …

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By Julian Giuca of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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Mike Perham ( The Clymb ) - Asynchronous Programming for Fun and Profit

* Aaron Patterson ( AT&T Interactive) - Real Time Salami

* Sarah Mei ( Pivotal Labs) - The Insufficiency of Good Design

* Tom Lee ( New Relic *cough*) - Rapid Programming Language Prototypes with Ruby & Racc

Last Words

The common theme of the conference was that the Ruby community is experiencing growing pains. The number of talks focusing on scaling, concurrency, …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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Insomnia, thy name is poison ivy.

Rails, callbacks, workers, and the race you never expected to lose - Fun, after_save callbacks can execute before the record is actually saved.

cdnjs - CDN maintained by Cloudflare with a bunch of the less popular JavaScript libraries.

DumbDelegator - Alternative to the standard Ruby delegate library that does a more thorough job of proxying things.

Even More Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets - The changes in Sass 3.2.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Building An API for Fun With Grape

Grape is an API-oriented Rack-based microframework for building HTTP accessible APIs. It's been around a while but this post gives a quick introduction.

RubyMotion Tutorial: Make iOS Apps With Ruby

Tell, Don't Ask (with Ruby Objects)

Bad for your relationships but good object oriented programming advice. Ben Orenstein shows off some quick before and after examples of telling your objects what to do rather …

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On Coding Horror almost 2 years ago.
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