16 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Orleans

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett 2 years ago.
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…it down the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans. The cargo included chickens, a typewriter, 20 pounds of potatoes and a gifted copy of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Boucher and her companion adopted the names " Varuschka" and " Zelda Xox" for the trip. Due to engine trouble and subsequent harassment from the Minnesota police, the journey was cut short and the houseboat and chickens were impounded.

It takes a special …

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…about " Smalltalk On Rubinius - or How To Implement Your Own Programming Language ". At this past year's RubyConf in New Orleans, I spoke about " Message in a Bottle " and last but not least I gave a presentation titled " Beyond Ruby " at RubyConf Argentina in Buenos Aires.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 2 years ago.
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Launch Pad ( New Orleans, LA)

Located in New Orleans' arts district, Launch Pad is a coworking space for local entrepreneurs, freelancers and creative types. It offers desks on a part-time and permanent basis, as well as a small number of private office spaces. It plays host to a number of tech events, including monthly programmer meetups for various tools and technologies ( Ruby, Python, PHP and .NET) and was one of the places that opened their doors to BarCamp …

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…awesomeness in JRuby and Trinidad (amongst other topics)? In New Orleans this week for RubyConf? Then on Saturday come and see "High Performance Ruby: Evented vs Threaded" .

We are so excited to be able to support JRuby and to finally be offering it and supporting it for big businesses and small on our Engine Yard Cloud and Engine Yard Managed platforms.

For the last two years, Engine Yard has been funding the development of JRuby and we are excited …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 2 years ago.
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The second article in my series on BarCamp New Orleans is up on the Shopify Technology Blog. This one's topic: The Schedule Grid, the heart of every BarCamp.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 3 years ago.
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…year, the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The schedule has also been posted and its highlights include sessions like:

Exceptional Ruby by Avdi Grimm

Writing Solid Ruby Code by Jim Weirich

Advanced EventMachine by Jonathan Weiss

GitHub Flavored Ruby by Tom Preston-Werner

Ruby in the browser with NativeClient ( NaCl) by Ilya Grigorik

.. and about 55 other sessions from luminaries like Jamis Buck, David

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software 3 years ago.
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…nation.") At about 800 miles long, it stretches from roughly Chicago to New Orleans . Quite a lot of the reporting on Japan, including that which is scaring the heck out of my friends and family, is the equivalent of someone ringing up Mayor Daley during Katrina and saying "My God man, that's terrible — how are you coping?"

The public perception of Japan, at home and abroad, is disproportionately influenced by Tokyo's outsized contribution …

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On omgbloglol over 3 years ago.
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…Resorts in this tier include Coronado Springs, Port Orleans, and a couple of others. I very much suggest Coronado Springs if you go this route. It is very recently renovated and the decor is almost on-par with the more expensive resorts. Room rates in this tier will run slightly lower than the conference price.

Budget resorts - These resorts include the All-Star Movies / Music / Sports resorts and Pop Century Resort . Don't …

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By Ron Evans of Dead Programmer Society over 3 years ago.
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From the live music in New Orleans, to the DJs, it is really great to have been in a city where music is something living, vibrant, and cherished. Getting to do my music/brain hacking talk on "How To Jam In Code" was just the icing on the cake for me in the city of Jazz. Getting to create a bio-computer made of living people is a special privilege, thank you very much to everyone who participated.

But most of all, thank you very much to Kelly Fowler , Chad …

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By Nick Sieger of Nick Sieger over 3 years ago.
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…a lot of music, it's just so hard to pick which ones to leave out. Bands in New Orleans never start on time. The only exception might be the bands at Irvin Mayfields.

Friday

Hot 8 Brass Band @ 12Bar. 7:00pm

One of my favorite brass bands. They are friends who we have had up north many times. This is a new club that is pretty close you your hotel.

Hot Club of New Orleans @ DBA. 6:00pm

This is a great Django style band. I went to college with the violin player …

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