19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Noel Rappin

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 1 year ago.
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…Postgression - Self-destructing PostgreSQL databases for your testing needs.

Geeksphone - Firefox OS preview devices are on the horizon.

mincss - Tool to strip out unused CSS from web pages.

Announcing Ember! Master Space and Time with JavaScript Book 4 - Another ebook from Noel Rappin.

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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Watching a nuclear-powered robot land via sky crane on Mars does make a lot of this stuff seem less important.

MacBacon - RSpec clone designed to work with MacRuby/ Objective-C.

The Origin of Master Space and Time With JavaScript - Noel Rappin explains why he wrote another book.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Noel Rappin reflects on the various ' Object-Oriented Rails' and 'fast tests' discussions going around the Ruby world as of late.

Why I Don't Like factory_girl

This post won't be without controversy but Steve Klabnik outlines why he thinks the convenience of factories has 'set Rails testing strategies and software design back two years.' Worth a read even if you disagree.

Advanced Caching in Rails: Revised (for 2012)

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 2 years ago.
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…and getting geared up for some fantastic events.

- Pat Shaughnessy asks if Ruby is interpreted or compiled.

- Noel Rappin shows the importance of controlling your development environment.

- Descubra por Jera ama New Relic .

- Find out why we're one of the hottest companies in San Francisco.

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On RubyFlow - Search for jruby over 2 years ago.
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Noel Rappin - Test Your Legacy Rails Code

Dr Nic Williams - High Performance Ruby: Threading versus Evented

Ben Scofield - Break It Down

Matt Hicks - Running Red Hat OpenShift with a little help from Ruby

Rogelio J. Samour - No Sudo for You!

Joe O'Brien - People Patterns

Jacques Crocker - Y U NO CoffeeScript?

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By Noel Rappin of O'Reilly Media: Ruby and Rails 3 years ago.
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Rails Test Prescriptions is a comprehensive guide to testing Rails applications, covering Test-Driven Development from both a theoretical perspective (why to test) and from a practical perspective (how to test effectively). It covers the core Rails testing tools and procedures for Rails 2 and Rails 3, and introduces popular add-ons, including Cucumber, Shoulda, Machinist, Mocha, and Rcov.

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By Noel Rappin of RubyLearning Blog over 3 years ago.
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The Testing Mindset

This guest post is contributed by Noel Rappin , who is a Senior Consultant with Obtiva, and has been a professional web developer for a dozen years. He is the author of four technical books. The most recent, Rails Test Prescriptions , is available for purchase at http://www.pragprog.com/titles/nrtest/rails-test-prescriptions . Noel has a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he studied educational technology and learner-centered design.

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By Kevin Gisi of Intridea - Company Blog over 3 years ago.
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…addition to the standard talks, there was also a tutorial track, featuring Jeff Cohen and Noel Rappin discussing how to get started with Rails, and how to test a legacy environment, respectively.

Finally, there was a coding dojo hosted by the guys over at Obtiva ( @ ObtivaCorp ) where attendees could drop in and practice pair programming, TDD , and learn about cool tech like Redis!

A big thanks to the ChicagoRuby group for hosting such a spectacular conference!

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By Adam of EdgeCase - Home over 3 years ago.
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Today I got to pair with Noel Rappin and Jen Lindner. Actually, it was more tri-programming than pair programming. Jen is an apprentice currently being mentored by Noel, so they didn't want split apart. I hopped in to try to be helpful, but I felt kind of in the way for most of the day.

We worked on an app that is being rewritten from .Net to Rails. It's actually one app within a suite of apps that will share ActiveRecord models. Our first task was to extract the models …

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By Satish Talim of RubyLearning Blog over 4 years ago.
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David Black, David Griffiths, Eldon Alameda, Jeremy McAnally, Noel Rappin, Paolo Perrotta, Peter Cooper, Rodrigo Urubatan and Steve Pugh.

Rubyists: _why, Aaron Quint, Adam Keys, Adam Wiggins, Amanda Morin, Andrey Sitnik, Anthony Hsiao, Ashutosh Ambekar, Barry Hess, Blake Mizerany, Carl Lerche, Carlos Gabaldon, Chetan Mittal, Chris Strom, Chris Wanstrath, Devendra Deshmukh, Gautam Rege, Graham Ashton, Gregory Brown, Ilya Grigorik, James Edward Gray II

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