19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Sarah Milstein of Lessons Learned 1 month ago.
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…at The Lean Startup Conference was my interview with Matt Mullenweg , in which he talked about Automattic's unusual setup: They have no true central office, and everyone works from home. With partially and fully distributed teams on the rise—but few established standards for running them well—we see an opportunity to bring people together for a rich exchange. This conference hits close to home for us, as Lean Startup Productions has two desks at WeWork Soma , …

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We'll be hosting a Metis and Ruby on Rails info session at our Boston office on January 9th from 7pm to 8pm. You can RSVP here .

The session will introduce you to Ruby on Rails and show you just how easy it is to quickly prototype websites. You'll also learn more about our upcoming 12 week Bootcamp Ruby on Rails , and how it can get you started in the world of web development.

The session will be led by Josh Steiner and Matt " Goose" Mongeau…

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By Terry Erisman of MySQL Performance Blog over 1 year ago.
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NewSQL - the State of the MySQL Ecosystem". You can help Matt with his presentation by participating in 451 Research's 2013 Database survey now.

Robert Hodges , CEO of Continuent, will leverage his over 30 years of database and application engineering experience when he presents his keynote entitled "Thinking Small About Big Data — How MySQL Can Thrive in the World of Massive Data Hype."

Peter Zaitsev, CEO of Percona, will …

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By Matthew Bass of Matthew Bass over 1 year ago.
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The title was misleading since Matt opened by saying there is no silver bullet. But he did share some interesting tricks to avoid locking database tables during long migrations, and also outlined a way to migrate between API versions.

Refactoring from Good to Great by Ben Orenstein

One of my favorite talks of the conf, Ben gave several examples of smelly code and then proceeded to live code his way through various refactorings. Highly recommended.

Tomorrow I'll recap …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog over 1 year ago.
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…or something completely different, we believe "infrastructure as code" is universal and Matt's presentation provides an accessible dive into the workings of Chef.

For background, CME is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. More info on CME's Technology Conference, including the other presentations delivered over the course of the show, can be found here .

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By David of Signal vs. Noise almost 2 years ago.
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We launched the new Basecamp on March 6 . Since then we've deployed 891 new versions with all sorts of new features, bug fixes, and tweaks. Through all of that we've had just six incidents of either scheduled or unscheduled downtime for a total of 19 minutes offline.

Today, that means we've been available 99.99% of the time since launch. That's worth celebrating! Our fantastic operations teams consisting of Anton, Eron, John, Matt, Will, and Taylor

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By Matt Aimonetti of RubyLearning Blog almost 2 years ago.
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Ruby is more popular than ever, but it's also not as trendy as it used to be. rubylearning.com students 1 asked a few questions to Matt Aimonetti about his vision of Ruby in 2012 and for the future.

Matt Aimonetti is a well-known Rubyist, technical writer, speaker and active open-source contributor. He currently works as a software architect for LivingSocial . Prior to joining LivingSocial , Matt worked for Sony PlayStation .

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By Dr Nic of Dr Nic 2 years ago.
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…, skaar, Martin. Also to Mark, Dave, Matt and Jason for sharing and caring when I visited the team.

What's next? How do I use BOSH?

Once you get a BOSH created, I've started some other tutorials for how to use BOSH as I figure it out. Perhaps it could become a handbook or guide in the future. If you find any bugs, or have suggestions, please drop a ticket in the Issues.

At the time of writing, there are the following tutorials/guides:

Creating a BOSH from …

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On Mark Turner 2 years ago.
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…Coby, Jonan, Colton, Luke, Timmy and Matt right there whenever we decide to do something or need some assistance. What I do know is that I already miss these people.

I'm from Portland and have spent the majority of my life there. All of my family is in Portland (Except for my sisters.), all of my wife's family is around Bend. For the longest time we've been coming to Portland for holidays and leisure. It felt like we were traveling to Portland to have fun and …

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Bloat: How and Why UNIX Grew Up (and Out) - Rusty Russell, Matt Evans

This is a pretty neat examination of where bloat comes from taking V6 UNIX utilities as the baseline. It would be interesting to have a similar study on the database servers we all love and use.

Migrating to PHP 5.4

Probably quite useful if you're dealing with PHP (although I wasn't in this session).

Finding vulnerabilities in PHP code (via static code analysis)

This …

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