Tag Archives: Ruby on Rails

Happy Birthday Docker and Laura Frank at .concat()2015

Happy Birthday Docker + .concat() 2015

A big Happy Birthday to Docker this month at it celebrates it’s second birthday with more than a dozen open source parties being organised around the world which will give advice and guidance to people from the core Docker team and expert developers from the community on how best to use the tool. Everyone is included too, participants of all technical ...

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Applying Natural Language Parsing to Ruby Code – Ruby on Ales, Hsing-Hui Hsu

Applying Natural Language Parsing to Ruby Code – Ruby on Ales

Seattle RailsBridge Meetup group was formed with RailsBridge’s goal of increasing gender diversity in the Rails community whilst conducting workshops primarily aimed at helping women learn and improve with Ruby and Ruby on Rails from all levels of knowledge, from ‘I have no idea’ to ‘not another recruiter email’. The philosophy is that the cross section of backgrounds of people making ...

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Breaking Down Language Barriers, Valerie Mettler, Web Developer (Ruby on Rails and JavaScript)

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Steve Jobs once said, “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” These words became part of a life changing transition for Valerie Mettler, laying down a successful career in teaching and natural languages to fully immerse herself in picking up computer languages and become a Web Developer. Mettler’s approach was ...

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Top Resource Digest, Links from around the Community | Monday 9th February 2015

Top Resource Digest, Links from around the Community | Monday 9th February 2015

A collection of resources, blog posts and links on various technologies from around the web this week. JavaScript Sneaky JavaScript techniques for quick fixes Replace Coffeecript with ES6   Clojure/Functional Programming Getting the hang of (map) by Clojure Geek Otto.de recent release of Clojure microservices to Github Walmart Labs, San Francisco looking for Clojure Engineer ClojureScript minimal dev vs production ...

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What Happens To Ruby When Rails Dies? Ernie Miller – RubyConf 2014

What Happens To Ruby When Rails Dies – Ernie Miller

This is easy watching.. and hugely entertaining. What exactly happens to Ruby when Rails dies? Maybe not ‘exactly’ but Ernie Miller goes to great lengths to explain the events that led to him adoring Ruby on Rails and being part of a community that is like no other.. ..which is the basis of this talk. Miller reckons that the best ...

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You Really Should Know A Bit Of Clojure – Ben Orenstein

You Really Should Know A Bit Of Clojure – Ben Orenstein

Ben Orenstein has been knee deep in object oriented programming for years, dealing with it’s limitations, yet more recently has been enjoying the benefits of functional programming with Clojure. Here, he talks about why everyone should know a bit of Clojure and the benefits it brings to his Ruby code. Orenstein runs through immutable data structures (go to 3:55) and how ...

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5 Tips About Learning Programming, Kerri Miller | RubyConf 2014, San Diego

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For the mere mortals amongst us that are not commercial level developers (at least not yet..), I thought this talk by Kerri Miller at RubyConf, SanDiego provided some gentle reassurance that most of the frustrations that jab you in the side while finding your way around technologies and tools are completely normal! Miller’s points carry weight in that she used ...

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