17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Trevor

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On Blue Box Group: News over 2 years ago.
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…trap shop... Please mail it to our offices by January 31st, 2012 (our address is Blue Box Group 119 Pine St, Suite 200, Seattle WA 98101). Whomever sends us the goofiest mug will receive an assortment of Seattle goodies and all the entries will be showcased on our blog. Blue Box keeps the mugs so our staff can have dry hands. Do your worst and help Trevor drink his morning coffee in style!

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By Trevor of Trevor Turk over 2 years ago.
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By Trevor of Trevor Turk over 2 years ago.
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How Batman can Help you Build Apps - Shopify

I'd like to give a quick tour of what makes Batman different and why you might want to use it instead of the other amazing frameworks available today.

Bare-bone, stripped-down Devise | Plataforma Tecnologia Blog

It is important to keep in mind that Devise was built by us to be flexible and capable of handling different requirements from different clients, so it is PlataformaTec's priority to have it as flexible as possible!

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By Trevor of Signal vs. Noise almost 3 years ago.
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I always get a kick of out seeing how other people customize the home screens on their phones, so I put out a call for screen shots from everyone at 37signals. We got a pretty good response so I thought I'd share:

Kristin Aardsma (Support)

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By Trevor of Signal vs. Noise almost 3 years ago.
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Learn to Program, by Chris Pine is a wonderful introduction to programming. I recommend this book to everyone that asks me how to get started.

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By Luke Francl of Rail Spikes - Home over 4 years ago.
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…face-to-face with the Y Combinator partners ( Paul, Jessica, Trevor, and Robert) across a ridiculously narrow table. In our interview, that tension was quickly broken as everyone crowded around to see our demo. Paul thinks big, so if he likes your idea, be prepared for him to rattle off about 2 years worth of work for you to do - new features, new markets, a different direction, etc.

However, it's not all about the idea. Some teams get roughed up in the interview and are surprised …

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By Trevor of Trevor Turk almost 3 years ago.
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Links!

Why WSJ Mobile App Gets ** Customer Reviews ( Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Why do so many people think they have to pay when they don't? Because of a highly confusing user interface design.

nathanvda/cocoon - GitHub

Dynamic nested forms using jQuery made easy; works with formtastic, simple_form or default forms

Heroku | Clojure on Heroku

Please, please, please stop asking how to find a technical co-founder. - humbledMBA

You don't find a technical cofounder, you earn one.

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By Trevor of Trevor Turk almost 3 years ago.
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Lots of links. It's been too long!

Legacy Development with Pow « Stuff... And Things...

However, there is a downside: Pow doesn't play nicely with Apache (or any server listening on port 80). Life isn't all greenfield, if in the course of the day you need to work on PHP or CGI legacy apps Pow is not so simple. Pow creates a firewall rule that redirects port 80 to its port; to access Apache you need to either toggle the firewall rule on and off or move …

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By Trevor of Signal vs. Noise 3 years ago.
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Like most programmers starting a new gig, I spent my first day at 37signals setting up my work environment. I thought it might be interesting to keep track of what I installed along the way...

SizeUp for managing windows

Alfred for launching applications

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By Trevor of Trevor Turk 3 years ago.
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A digest of my recent links on Pinboard :

Pivotal Labs: Talks

Kevin Kelly, Founding Executive Editor of Wired Magazine and noted technologist, presents ideas from latest book, What Technology Wants. "[T]echnology as a whole is...a living, evolving organism that has its own unconscious needs and tendencies."

viatropos/queuable - GitHub

Free Cron and Background Jobs for Heroku

joshaven/string_score - GitHub

entity_211 …

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