I presented on selling your software to businesses at last year's Twilio conference. (I'll let you in on a little secret: while this presentation is applicable to Twilio-powered applications, it's 99.95% applicable to companies which don't have anything to do with .) Alexis Finch did a Sketchnote on it, which inspired me to get the whole speech transcribed. (n.b. I received permission to post it here, and by "received" …
…thing called the iPad, and every salesman at a wedding venue or a wedding dress shop, or whatever, in Japan, is using the iPad. I predict within five years, that every salesman in the entire world will consider that their key sales tool.
The reason is, when you have a sales discussion with someone with the iPad, you're sitting next to them, standing next to them, hunched over the shoulder in a very intimate, psychologically‑reassuring way, while they drive the iPad and flip through. "Oh, …
…apps industry used to be primarily Flurry reports that China has outpaced the US in terms of smartphone and tablet users for both and iOS.based. But now markets in , Japan and are getting into the game. Mobile analytics firm
Flurry also reports that mobile apps users have doubled the amount of time they spend on their apps - from one hour a day in 2011 to two hours a day in 2013. Also, users focus their time on a small number of apps, usually …
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By the end of the course, and to reiterate whatsaid, you will understand metaprogramming and that's the moment you will start "thinking in Ruby".
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I successfully got a consulting business off the ground last year. I've done this before in '05-'07 with Electro Interactive, so getting started again was fairly familiar. Once up and running, it was pretty much on autopilot, …
I am very excited to announce that your Engine Yard Cloud account can provision new environments in an Australia datacenter. This is in part thanks to our infrastructure provider Amazon, and part due to the quick work by our Engine Yard engineers to add and test the new region.
We already had regions in Singapore, Japan and West Coast USA so why is a region in Australia/ New Zealand so exciting? It solves the pesky speed of light problem with respect to latency, in a manner of speaking. Why is latency an issue?
Each yearand the of in Japan run an award for programs. Submit by November 30th to enter - it doesn't have to be an all new app either. The grand prize is 1 million yen (about $ 12,000).
Capybara 2.0.0 Released: The Acceptance Test for Webapps
Not backwards compatible with1.x so be careful and read the notes. It also drops support for Ruby 1.8.
LA Ruby Conf 2013: Call For Proposals Open Until Dec 10 …
The Government of Fukuoka, Japan together with the creator of Ruby, " Matz" Matsumoto would like to invite you to enter the following Ruby competitions. If you have developed an interesting Ruby program, please be encouraged to apply.
Entry Deadline: 5PM, November 15, 2012 ( Japan Time, GMT+9)
Final Deadline: 5PM, November 30, 2012 ( Japan Time, GMT+9) * Entry…
The Government of Fukuoka, Japan, together with " Matz" Matsumoto, would like to invite you to enter the 2013 Fukuoka Ruby Competition. If you have developed Ruby programs within the past 12 months, this is the competition you've been waiting for. This year, in addition to the Grand Prize, we will also have special awards sponsored by Engine Yard and Salesforce.com. Details are below.
2013 Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition
points out , by aligning itself with a well-respected Japanese telecom company. , Twilio is in some 40 countries., a cloud-based telecom service, has rapidly expanded beyond the confines of the . Most recently, the service has broken into Japan, which can be a tough nut to crack as
But Twilio isn't just revolutionizing telecommunications by taking the new school of the cloud and mixing it with the old school of the phone. …