17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 1 day ago.
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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 3 days ago.
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Introducing Hound - Service to automatically nag you about Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub commits.

Heartbleed should bleed X.509 to death - Great rant about the state of internet security, though I don't believe the web of trust approach is workable either.

Surviving APIs with Rails - New course from Codeschool.

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 16 days ago.
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…$ 37 $ 29 Unfuck a Monorail for Great Justice $ 41 $ 31 Software as a Disservice - Fixing a Broken Rails App $ 23 $ 17 Rails ebook bundle (all three) $ 61 $ 53 Handcuffs video $ 97 $ 61 Resumés video $ 97 $ 61 Time Management for Alpha Geeks videos $ 97 $ 61

All my products carry a 100% no-questions-asked, satisfaction-guaranteed refund policy: if you want a refund for any reason, you can have one.

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 4 months ago.
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…37 $ 29 $ 31 Unfuck a Monorail for Great Justice $ 41 $ 31 $ 37 Software as a Disservice - Fixing a Broken Rails App $ 23 $ 17 $ 19 Rails ebook bundle (all three) $ 61 $ 47 $ 53 Handcuffs video $ 97 $ 53 $ 73 Resumés video $ 97 $ 53 $ 73 Time Management for Alpha Geeks videos $ 97 $ 53 $ 73

All my products carry a 100% no-questions-asked, satisfaction-guaranteed refund policy: if you want a refund for …

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 5 months ago.
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Fight Like You're Right, Listen Like You're Wrong and Other Keys to Great Management . Lots of good advice, what stood up for me is this sentence, a litmus test of every good or bad boss I ever had:

"After people talk to you, do they come away with more or less energy?"

The Dirty Secret Behind the Salesforce $1M Hackathon . I can't say I'm surprised, not even a little bit. Apropos corporate-benefit hackatons, Ben Taylor nails …

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By Anusha Sethuraman of New Relic 5 months ago.
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Mobile Success: Defined By Great Experiences, Driven By Great Performance ', and also participated on a webinar with New Relic yesterday. He talks about some of the key findings from the report - for example, how prior results (web) can be a predictor of future (mobile) performance, and how poorly performing apps are a clear and present danger to your firm's brand . Watch the recording below for further insights into mobile and web application performance monitoring, …

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By Jay Fry of New Relic 5 months ago.
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…Innovative Offices."

As we continue to grow the company (over 300 people now), we're certainly focused on impressing everyone with numbers (we are data nerds after all), but I think what we do on the other fronts are worth counting, too. We hope you agree.

The post Beyond Great Numbers: Staying Focused on What's Important appeared first on New Relic blog .

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On Labnotes 7 months ago.
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§ Great copy is key to great design. Designing The Words: Why Copy Is A Design Issue covers three common copy mistakes and how to overcome them.

§ Make your Web forms look more like printed forms with Grid Forms . I just added this to a new UI I'm working on (few minutes of minor HTML tweaks), and it does feel better than stock Bootstrap, on both desktop and mobile.

§ I like iOS7 better than iOS6, but still feel it is flat design carried too far. …

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By Sarah of the evolving ultrasaurus 8 months ago.
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Lesson #1: Learn from Great Teachers

I studied studio art, inspired by my teacher, Marlene Malik, who taught me that to create, we must also see, and that our work does not stop at the edge of the canvas, it is affected by its placement in a room, on a wall — the world provides context.

I also studied computer science which I took as a backup 'cause I figured if I'm getting an art degree, I better do something practical.

I still enjoyed programming, but could not imagine …

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