…Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) principle in "The Pragmatic " book. It states that: Every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous, authoritative representation within a system. DRY principle is not about typing, but it is about not duplicating concepts and isolating change. If you have to change something in more than one place, then it's not DRY.as
entities (classes, modules, …
…Code Kata is a term coined by New Relic ., co-author of the book The Pragmatic , in a nod to the Japanese concept of kata in the martial arts. A code kata is an exercise in programming which helps a programmer hone their skills through practice and repetition. The goal of our Python Kata is to get your mind wired into performance driven development, to reinforce your skills as a user of
We unveiled thekata at our New Relic PyCon tutorial on …
…practice that have come to the fore in recent years. You could say that Adam reading The Pragmatic which happens tomorrow . And one of the reasons we share the talks freely online for those who cannot make it. Waza is all about technique, about personal improvement for developers, about, as the subtitle of The Pragmatic Programmer says, the journey from journeyman to master.back in 2000 is one of the reasons we invite developers to come together for ,
Programming - The Pragmatic guys have updated the standard book on the subject too. 1.9 & 2.0
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Ruby 1.9.3-p392 is released - And yeah, to stay secure you should upgrade.
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…Pragmatic The Pragmatic Programmer: From , so the idea has probably been around for a while. to Mastermentioned using a similar tool when writing
Using doc-code-merge is easy. Start by writing some documentation such as:
Then, write some code such as:
Now, run doc_code_merge.dart:
This results in:
! doc-code-merge automatically handles things like indenting code blocks when generating and escaping code when generating …
Raspberry Pi book now available in the Pragmatic exPress series
A month ago, I shared the news of the Pragmaticreleasing 'The dRuby Book' by . Here, its translator goes through some of the topics covered in the book and shows off some uses of .
How to Serve Your Assets Over with asset_sync
User with Rails and Backbone.js
is a handy framework for developing webapps and Rails is similarly handy on the …
And again, a mixture of travel, illness, and exhaustion have prevented me from my weekly updates on here (although Ruby Weekly is still going out on a weekly basis!) so here's a bumper update for all of the top and news from March 2012.
Highlights include: jobs , 1.1, 1.0, Rails 3.2.3, 's Object on Rails book, the Pragmatic release …wins a prize, Ruby is approved by the , some awesome
The idea is far from new. The Pragmatic Cocoa has had something similar for ages, and now has something like it too.talked about blackboards, a similar mechanism,
The basic idea is that you have a centralized repository where you can subscribe to events, for example to the eventtriggers when it process an action. Here's the code to extract the path that was requested by a user. ActionSupport::Notifications.subscribe('process_action.action_controller') …