23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 27 days ago.
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By Asami Novak of New Relic 3 months ago.
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Read the YPG case study

Watch Paul Ryan's talk, " Rapidly Refactoring Legacy," from last year's FutureStack conference

The post Yellow Pages Group: A 100-Year-Old Enterprise with Startup Agility appeared first on New Relic blog .

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Startup MySQL service mysqld start

Run the Elastix startup script to setup your MySQL and Admin password /etc/rc3.d/S66elastix-firstboot start

Reboot your instance

SSH back in to the machine and update the system (you could probably do this before rebooting - or you could probably initiate this through the web interface) yum -y update

Reboot your instance (i'm not convinced this is necessary, the only time you should need to reboot is for kernel changes, but I'm not …

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On Labnotes 9 months ago.
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§ How To Price and Sell Your Startup's Product :

There are four different models that I've experienced: up front payment, freemium, limited free trials, money back guarantee. Picking the right one depends on a number of different factors. Below is a table that summarizes these four approaches.

§ Research trumps anedotes. The Science Behind Team Spirit: Using Synchrony to Deliver Effective Startup Pitches As A Team ( PDF) and The Scienece Behind …

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By Obie Fernandez of Obie Fernandez 10 months ago.
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I'm going to hire two full time, experienced web people in September as the first members of my product delivery team at Lean Startup Machine . We'll mostly be working on Javelin , our killer app for product managers that's currently entering pilot phase at a handful of Fortune 100 companies.

Senior Web Developer

Primarily looking for full-stack web technology experience, especially with modern browser-based MVC and CSS. Best candidate will be a generalist …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 year ago.
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Khan Academy is a non profit company started by Salman Khan with the Big Hairy Audacious Goal of providing a free, world class education to anyone, anywhere, anytime. That's a lot of knowledge. Having long been inspired and captivated by the Khan Academy, I was really curious to know how they plan to do it. Ben Kamens , lead developer at Khan Academy, gives the somewhat surprising answer in an interview: How to Scale your Startup to Millions of Users .

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Icon Fonts are Awesome — yes, yes they are. (via Fog Creek) What the Rails Security Issue Means for Your Startup — excellent, clear, emphatic advice on how and why security matters and what it looks like when you take ...

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By Obie Fernandez of Obie Fernandez over 1 year ago.
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Ch-ch-changes! I've joined Lean Startup Machine as their CTO and will be working remotely from Atlanta, with occasional trips to NYC.

I've been advising LSM for a couple of years already, since becoming friends with their CEO, Trevor Owens, one of the best-connected entrepreneurs in NYC. The vibrant team that Trevor has united and the success they've experienced so far with their weekend workshops all around the world, well, it's simply a testament …

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group over 1 year ago.
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…month. She was ready to leave her previous job, and was looking for a smooth introduction into the Startup world. Dessy joined us and we worked together for a couple years and actually helped transition her into an exciting CTO role with a Startup that we've become deeply involved with called Greengage Mobile .

Sean, Jason, George, Alex, Stephen, Todd. All of these guys played a big role in shaping our culture and success. They've each followed their own …

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By Derek Powazek of Derek Powazek over 1 year ago.
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This, I hope, will remind people that the business plans of the startups they use are, indeed, their business. They should find out how the company is making money now and what their plans are in the future. They can then make an educated decision whether to participate or not. They can also judge the company by how well they keep their word.

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If You Don't Know How A Startup Will Make Money, Neither Do They

By Derek Powazek

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