17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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The April 2014 meeting of LRUG will be on Monday the 14th of April , from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Our hosts Skills Matter will be providing the space, at their offices on Goswell Road; The Skills Matter eXchange . Registration details are given below .

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Adventures in early-adoption of open-source code

Some of the team from the ODI want to present about their work:

Last year, the ODI found themselves wanting to use the code behind …

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The March 2013 meeting of LRUG will be on Monday the 10th of March , from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Our hosts Skills Matter will be providing the space, at their offices on Goswell Road; The Skills Matter eXchange . Registration details are given below .

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Rage against the state machine

Andrew Appleton says:

A story about the problems we faced modelling state and recording state changes at GoCardless and how we generalised our solution …

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By yummymee of Jonathan Conway 1 year ago.
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Recently the subject came up on the LRUG mailing list of the easiest way to download multiple images...

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By makoto of Bamboo Blog over 3 years ago.
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If you are interested more, the full slide of my talk at LRUG is here.

Ruby and japanese

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The talk was videotaped, so it may be uploaded here later.

Ruby Advent Calendar

This is Day 17 of Ruby Advent Calendar (Each day leading up to December 25th, one person posts an article to their blog and adds a link to their blog on the Advent Calendar). The previous entry was written by matschaffer …

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By Taryn of Ruby-coloured glasses over 3 years ago.
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A good while back I spoke about using ruby_prof and kcachegrind at LRUG.

I was asked back then if I could stick up my ruby=prof filter-code... and I've been just a *little* bit slack about getting around to that... but recently I've been profiling again, so I thought I'd bring it out again for general use.

Here's a way to quickly add ruby-prof profiling to any given *action*. Use the following

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By anup.narkhede of for i in infinity 4 years ago.
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These are the slides of my presentation at LRUG lightening talks 2010. The talk was about a brief introduction of birdpie.com .

Birdpie

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These are the slides of my presentation at LRUG lightening talks 2010. The talk was about a brief introduction of our latest application birdpie.com.

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Here are few random snaps from the evening.

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By james of interblah.net almost 5 years ago.
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Regarding +1

There's been a little bit of debate over Twitter and on the LRUG mailing list about the validity of "+/-1" as a response. I'm not a huge fan for a few reasons, and I thought it was worth trying to write them down, for my own clarification more than anything else

It's an oversimplification.

It doesn't provide any context.

It's faddish.

It's lazy.

In general, unless I'm asking a clear yes-or-no question, and I've …

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By dan of danwebb.net - Home almost 6 years ago.
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…one of my favourite projects to date, Peoples Music Store with LRUG stalwart and renowned anarchist, James ‘ Bringing London To Its Very Knees' Darling which is maturing nicely under private beta as we speak. Peoples Music Store is a great idea from some of the guys behind bleep.com whereby users can construct and customise their very own download store from the music they love then get free music themselves if people buy from their store. It's …

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The February 2014 meeting of LRUG will be on Monday the 10th of February, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Our hosts Skills Matter will be providing the space, at their offices on Goswell Road; The Skills Matter eXchange . It's a great space with plenty of room for the group, but you still need to register to let Skills Matter know you are coming .

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Lightning talks!

February is our annual lightning talk evening and as usual we're using the …

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