19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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The Shard Revisited: Tools and Techniques Used at Etsy ( John Goulah)

We'll be adding new slides as they come in, so if the presentation you're looking for from Percona Live London 2013 isn't there already, keep checking in or tell me which one you need in the comments and I'll track it down for you. You can find the complete program here .

Percona Live London was a great event and we look forward to the biggest and best MySQL conference of …

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By Mike of Positive Incline over 1 year ago.
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…not a new book. From Lean Software Strategies: Proven Techniques for Managers and Developers by Peter Middleton & James Sutton (2005) I have taken away a much stronger appreciation of the word customer , and I find myself repeating its advice often.

My book of 2012

I choose Paul Tough's How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character not because it's still fresh in my mind but because it's a book …

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By Bill Karwin of MySQL Performance Blog over 1 year ago.
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I presented a webinar this week to give an overview of Tools and Techniques for Index Design . Even if you missed the webinar, you can register for it, and you'll be emailed a link to the recording.

I'd like to invite folks who are interested in tools for query optimization to attend the new Percona online virtual training Analyzing SQL Queries with Percona Toolkit , October 29 - November 2, 2012. See http://store.percona.com/catalog.php?category=17 …

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On Pragmatic Bookshelf over 1 year ago.
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Cucumber Recipes: Automate Anything with BDD Tools and Techniques now in beta

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability almost 2 years ago.
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Martin Thompson , a high-performance technology geek, has written an awesome post, Fun with my-Channels Nirvana and Azul Zing . In it Martin shows the process and techniques he used to take an existing messaging product, written in Java, and increase throughput by 32X and reduce latency by 20X. The article is very well written with lots of interesting details that make it well worth reading.

The Techniques

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 2 years ago.
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Another day in the trenches.

rest-client - Easy ruby REST client.

LayerVault - "Simple version control for designers" offering a transparent UI-based way to keep version history.

Mustaches, ERB and the future of templating - Techniques to get view/layout separation within ERB.

RubyMonk - In-browser Ruby learning experience.

rolify - Roles gem designed to integrate with CanCan and devise.

Markdown Pr …

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By Shannon -jj Behrens of JJinuxLand 3 years ago.
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I learned this trick while reading Concepts, Techniques, and Models of Computer Programming , which is a fantastic book, by the way. Here's my Oz code for printing out Pascal's triangle: % This is a generic version of Pascal's triangle that let's you specify the

% operation instead of just using "+".

declare GenericPascal OpList ShiftLeft ShiftRight

fun {GenericPascal Op N}

if N==1 then [1]

else L in

L={GenericPascal Op N-1}

{OpList …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 years ago.
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On A Rubyist Railstastic Adventure over 3 years ago.
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By Joey of Global Nerdy 4 years ago.
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…December 2009 issue of MSDN Magazine : Using Agile Techniques to Pay Back Technical Debt .

What's Ignite Your Coding All About?

In case you were wondering what Ignite Your Coding is all about: It's all about helping you, the software developer, find ways to stay on top of the technological, economic and social changes that affect you and your work every day. We got our hands on some of the biggest thinkers and doers in our field and asked them if they'd …

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