24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

Topic

e-mail

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett almost 2 years ago.
Email

…to engage in very high e-mail usage. This perhaps was to be expected: research by the psychologists Janet Morahan-Martin and Phyllis Schumacher has shown that frequent checking of e-mail may relate to high levels of anxiety, which itself correlates with depressive symptoms.

Correlation is not causation, but this doesn't make checking Twitter seem like a good idea , either.

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By kris_rudin of DevChix 2 years ago.
Email

…fine, until today, when my client reported she was getting an error message for one user: "The E-Mail is invalid." Huh. Did that mean the new email address wasn't a valid email format? No, the new email was fine. Did it mean the old email didn't work and the user wasn't found? No, the test for !string.IsNullOrEmpty(username) catches that, and I verified that the account with the old email address was present. So what's going on?

I did the usual trick of Googling

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By New Relic Incorporated of New Relic over 3 years ago.
Email

…default is one minute) a Downtime Event is recorded and alerts are triggered via e-mail, Twitter, etc. Additionally, you will see a clear indication in graphs and summary pages that the application is currently down. Over time, RPM tracks your downtime events and reports availability statistics in the Availability Report and SLA Report (under the Optimize tab available with RPM Gold). Downtime Events can be flagged as maintenance events so they will not be treated as downtime when …

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By Fernando Ipar of MySQL Performance Blog over 3 years ago.
Email

* Proven success working in a distributed environment where e-mail, IRC and voice calls are the only interaction with colleagues, managers and customers

You should be able to assist customers with requests such as query optimization, replication problems, reproducing bugs and general mysql administration and use inquires, among other things.

Work is scheduled in 8-hour shifts, with 2 consecutive days off every week, only one of which is guaranteed to fall on the weekend. The specific shift …

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By Giles Bowkett of Giles Bowkett over 3 years ago.
Email

…better, because they're shorter and they get to the point . (The ideal e-mail may in fact be a tweet.) But giving Steve Jobs free advertizing is kind of a dumb move. Nothing against the guy, I love almost everything he does, but I think literally every single person who's ever sent me a "Sent from my iPhone" e-mail has had either a tech startup or an acting career to promote. You can in fact use that free advertizing space for yourself; it's kind of the norm …

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Thanks to the the people at Contrast who are our new Silver Sponsors on behalf of their new product Exceptional . Heres what they have to say about it:

Exceptional helps you find out about and fix problems in your Ruby apps.

When new exceptions occur, you'll be notified by e-mail, SMS or Campfire. Similar exceptions are grouped together and sorted to help you prioritise your bug-fixing. You can view backtrace and occurrence information, make notes …

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By fernando of MySQL Performance Blog 4 years ago.
Email

e-mail, IRC and voice calls are the only interaction with

clients, colleagues and managers on a daily basis.

Work is scheduled in 8-hour shifts, and some weekend shifts will be required.

Some of the benefits of working for Percona include good pay and benefits, working from home, with a team of experts who work on challenging projects everyday and who develop/contribute to many cool projects

Some travel is required, at least for a yearly company …

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