18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Portable Document Format

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 1 month ago.
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Spiffing CSS - Fix your CSS to get rid of American spellings.

Nasty Icons - Why yes, they are. Free for commercial use, too.

Prawn 1.0 is finally here - This PDF toolkit has been a long time in reaching 1.0, but lots of activity lately.

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…is seemingly impossible. As I mentioned before, I like to use Evernote as a one-stop PDF store for presentation documents, receipts, and other bits of information. This doesn't seem to be possible with the current incarnation of OneNote.

Finally, lock-in is a concern. There's no way to import or export your data from OneNote into a format that makes me feel good and safe about my data not being lost into a single vendor's product forever.

On iOS there's even more …

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By Satish Talim of RubyLearning Blog 1 month ago.
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For those who contribute US$ 5.99, we shall email them a copy of the book (. pdf) " How Do I Write And Deploy Simple Web Apps With Go? " - the course is based on this book .

How do I register and pay the course fees?

First, create an account on the site and then pay the fees of US$ 5.99 by clicking on the PayPal button

After payment of the fees please send us your name to satish [at] rubylearning [dot] org so that we can send you the above mentioned …

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On Ruby on Rails Tutorial News 1 month ago.
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…multi-format ebooks ( HTML, EPUB, MOBI, and PDF) from common source files, optionally bundle them with media like screencast videos, and publish them to Softcover's integrated sales platform with a single command. Of course, Softcover also outputs an HTML version of each book—which, as with the Rails Tutorial, authors can (optionally) make available for free online.

To see what a full product on Softcover looks like, check out Conquering the Command Line , …

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Guide can be downloaded here , and the complete documentation in PDF format is available here .

We did our best to eliminate bugs and problems during the testing this release, but this is a software, so bugs are expected. If you encounter them, please report them to our bug tracking system .

The post Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB engine now available appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog .

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 1 month ago.
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…to Kanban" is sure to be a hugely beneficial course. Included in the cost is a PDF copy of David Anderson's book Kanban, Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business . Getting familiar with the book content will maximize your time during the course.

Register for "Introduction to Kanban" today and learn how to apply Kanban solutions to IT Operations and Maintenance situations from one of the method's pioneers.

# getchef…

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On Coding Horror 2 months ago.
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…Why Virtual Reality Is Hard, and Where it Might be Going (2013, pdf)

What VR Could, Should, and Almost Certainly Will Be Within Two Years (2014, pdf)

I apologize that these are both PDFs, but like everything else Abrash writes, they are amazing. You should read them. Closely. I don't call him one of the best technical writers I've ever encountered for nothing. If you find these interesting - and if you don't, I will personally drive …

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By Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror 2 months ago.
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…Why Virtual Reality Is Hard, and Where it Might be Going (2013, pdf)

What VR Could, Should, and Almost Certainly Will Be Within Two Years (2014, pdf)

I apologize that these are both PDFs, but like everything else Abrash writes, they are amazing. You should read them. Closely. I don't call him one of the best technical writers I've ever encountered for nothing. If you find these interesting - and if you don't, I will personally drive …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 months ago.
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…Stratecast and Frost & Sullivan [ 842KB PDF, 13 pages], 80% of knowledge workers use software or services in their work that have not been officially cleared for use by IT. It's not that they're setting out to disobey IT or expose the company to risk; it's just that they find the sanctioned tools don't cut it, and that the IT department seems to refuse to respond to their needs. So they went out and found better, more suitable tools on their own initiative. …

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Stripe to Campfire, Wufoo to Trello, and a few others.

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The HTML version is free at http://playbook.thoughtbot.com . You can get the PDF, MOBI, and EPUB versions for free by subscribing to our monthly-ish newsletter, The Bot Cave .

We hope you find it useful.

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