16 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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JF

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By Mig Reyes of Signal vs. Noise over 1 year ago.
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…element, I explored mapping every hire at 37signals on a ring within space. It starts with JF and DHH in the center, and each year of growth represents all the signals hired that year. It was a fun idea to explore, but in the end, a bit too distracting.

For most of the process, I was exploring a modular logotype. Each page request would show a different level of "noise" applied to the logo. Much like the 37signals rings, it was more of a visual distraction from our posts themselves. …

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By David of Signal vs. Noise 2 years ago.
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…work on Basecamp Next back in April of last year. Initially it was just a tiny team: JF, JZ, and me exploring whether it would even be a good idea to rewrite Basecamp from scratch. That phase lasted about two months.

After the first two months, we were convinced that there was enough value to do The Big Rewrite. Basecamp Next did enough things differently that would be very hard to retrofit into Classic. So we committed to making it real. We then spent another two months or so fleshing …

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…capybara-webkit this week is that Joe Ferris ( jferris , a.k.a. JƒF) does not want bug reports about system-specific compilation issues ( 6b724ef ). We simply can't fix them.

clearance

Nothing new on clearance , but Dan Croak ( croaky ) did get it working under Travis CI ( 3430e88 ).

appraisal

Tiny cleanups on appraisal as Gabe Berke-Williams ( gabebw ) changed some parens around and removed some of …

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By Matt of Signal vs. Noise almost 4 years ago.
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…that could relate to a non-software business. I transcribed conference keynotes and interviews with JF and DHH and picked out key bits.

Then I started organizing it. I tried to sort content into relevant categories and began shaping it into a recognizable format. Then JF, DHH , and I started teleconferencing and meeting in person in order to edit text. We'd throw out things that didn't fit. Edited other things so they matched up in tone & voice. Honed it all and kept getting …

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