24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Shiv Kuman of New Relic 21 days ago.
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…their own community, so you can get detailed answers to your questions, and fast — often times from Jeff and team.

Decisions, decisions

After choosing Discourse, one of the first decisions we had to make when starting this project was where to host the forum. You'd think it'd be hosted on our own servers, but you'd be wrong. The #1 priority of our Site Engineering team is to keep New Relic RPM alive and running. Plus, hosting externally gives us a load of advantages, …

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By David of Signal vs. Noise 3 months ago.
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Jeff can fiddle with the billing system, any change to the billing system is bottlenecked on Jeff, and who's going to review his work on a big change?

But it goes even deeper than that. For example, we have all programmers work on-call as well. Everyone gets to feel the impact of customers having trouble with our code (this is on top of Everyone on support ).

This really came to the test lately when we started working on a number of iOS and Android projects. Should we hire …

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By David of Signal vs. Noise 4 months ago.
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…proud moment when our internal Campfire lights up with an anniversary announcement. Like Jeff celebrating 6 years this month, Sam celebrating 8 years and Ann 3 years last month.

We ultimately want 37signals to have the potential of being the last job our people ever need. When you think about what it'll take to keep someone happy and fulfilled for 10, 20, 30 years into the future, you adopt a very different vantage point from our industry norm.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 12 months ago.
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…working with the development/consulting/training shop Tilde , Jeff " Coding Horror" Atwood's excellent discussion forum Discourse , and the wonderful coworking space Foundery to make Embergarten a top-notch learning experience. Here's their proposed syllabus:

Beginner - Day 1 (Saturday, May 18)

Basic app structure, routing and (of course) conventions

Ember's object model

Ember MVC

Simple debugging

Intermediate - Day…

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On Coding Horror 12 months ago.
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…goal of Stack Exchange. You know, endless permutations of things like "My boss Jeff is a total jerk, he constantly changes my code without asking and overrides me all the time with his BS arbitrary decisions, should I quit?"* I can understand deciding to outlaw the entire class of career questions because they're frequently soft, opinion-y, and highly specific to the person asking. It's easier to just throw out the whole category rather than do the painful work of sifting …

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By Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror 12 months ago.
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…goal of Stack Exchange. You know, endless permutations of things like "My boss Jeff is a total jerk, he constantly changes my code without asking and overrides me all the time with his BS arbitrary decisions, should I quit?"* I can understand deciding to outlaw the entire class of career questions because they're frequently soft, opinion-y, and highly specific to the person asking. It's easier to throw out the whole category rather than do the painful work of sifting through …

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By sarahm of Lessons Learned over 1 year ago.
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Giff, Jeff and Josh are all popular speakers. These videos should give a sense of why. Here's Giff on " Excuses, Excuses, Excuses ." Jeff on " Demystifying Design ." Josh on " Replacing Requirements with Hypotheses ."

If you're thinking about registering for The Lean Startup Conference, bear in mind that we're selling early-bird tickets in blocks. When this block sells out—as of this posting, the current …

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"Can I just ask, as a divorced black housewife, what part of being a single white slacker makes you people so jaded?"

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Shirley

The more I exist, the more The Busy Trap resonates with me. And that article is the answer to Shirley's question. Britta, Jeff, Annie, they're all busy. Shirley is tired.

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software almost 2 years ago.
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…use it, love it) or Rails Screencasts from many different people, not just Jeff. There's just tons, and tons, and tons of stuff.

So, I don't know where the idea that they don't buy comes from because there are products everywhere that are successful.

Patrick: I think it's partly a projection thing, like, "I don't buy anything and therefore people like me must not buy stuff." Which, there are many issues with projecting your behavior onto other people. …

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On Fingertips 2 years ago.
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Here at Fingertips, we've been reading about Jeff's endeavors . His smart and pragmatic solutions to real-world problems impressed us. We're happy to announce that he has decided to join the Fingertips team.

Jeff has been active in the Ruby and Rails community for a few years now. He lives in Soest, near Amersfoort, because we have yet to convince him to move to Amsterdam. Jeff has a dog named Shanti.

Jeff at the office

You can fol …

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