…rich client-side applications. While we have a strong understanding of how the server executes our code, we also need to have a deep understanding of how the client (browser) executes our code. Don't look at the browser as a black box, but instead start to look at it as a full operating system that your applications run in.
New Relic was proud to be a sponsor of GoGaRuCo 2012. And we're already counting down to GoGaRuCo 2013. See you there.
Aaron Patterson gave a talk at GoGaRuCo 2010 about the latest changes in Ruby 1.9.2′s standard library and one of the topics he spoke on was MiniTest. The Ruby community has been particularly innovative in the world of testing and Ruby 1.8′s Test::Unit library is circa 2003, providing nothing but the most basic testing API. Every Ruby project I've ever worked on has skipped Test::Unit and pulled in many different test gems (e.g. rspec, shoulda, mocha, flexmock) to provide …
While at GoGaRuCo this weekend, I finally made good on an experiment I had been thinking about for a while: a static compiler for Ruby . I thought I'd share it with you good people today.
First we have a simplescript with a class in it:
We compile it with fastruby, and it produces two .java source files: Hello.java and RObject.java.
Hello.java implements the methods the Ruby class does in the script, and calls the same methods (with some mangling for invalid …
"Doing a refactoring that simplifies code is like playing a lottery that's rigged in my favor" @ sandimetz # GoGaRuCo
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§ Duidoku - tic-tac-toe meets sudoku.
Join us at GoGaRuCo this Friday and Saturday, September 14 - 15. The conference is always one of our favorites and we're excited to return as a sponsor for its fourth year.
GoGaRuCo features two days of in-depth technical sessions by some of the top talents in thedevelopment community. Speakers include:
… Real ". In Rack , at GoGaRuCo, I gave a presentation about " Smalltalk On ". At this past year's - or How To Your Own Language in , I spoke about " Message in a Bottle " and last but not least I gave a presentation titled " Beyond Ruby " at in .
In fact DHH, is one of the few counter-examples I can think of - after the first Gogaruco, when these concepts were explained to him he said roughly "Hmm, that makes sense, if you are already the minority in the room, and here for professional development or work, that wouldn't be very fair, to be forcefully exposed to something that highlights just how in the minority you are." When he did that I gained even more respect for him than when I got in a technical debate with him …
…stable release. If there are no regressions I will be releasing 3.1.1 final next September 16th during GoGaRuCo.
Allow asset tag helper methods to accept :digest => false option in order to completely avoid the digest generation. Useful for linking assets from static html files or from emails when the user could probably look at an older html email with an older asset. [ Santiago Pastorino]
Don't mount Sprockets server at config.assets.prefix …
…Better lightning talk from GoGaRuCo 2010 (at the 45:05 timecode). Slides's
Send your slides to the organizer.is usually a good common denominator format, but including the original helps if your presentation has builds, video, etc. Sending multiple formats is great to cover all your bases. Some confs ask for your slides in advance, but that seems far less common these days when you don't have an A/V team running your slides for you, so …
…check it out and submit some proposals!
And finally, if you need any encouragement to speak at GoGaRuCo, let me just say that we love our speakers. Speakers get to attend for free, get some special swag (last year we had hoodies), and get wined and dined at our speaker appreciation dinner. We also give you a Speaker Alumni discount to attend GoGaRuCo in future years, so you can keep coming back a bit more easily.
Go now and propose!