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Retweet if you remember using a hole punch to make your 5 1/4 floppies double-sided.
I feel a great disturbance in the force- as if thousands of developers stopped coding all at once in order to watch a streaming media event.
1-dress up as Santa, take a flight. 2-opt out @ TSA, get frisked. 3-tell passing kids Xmas is cancelled; they wont let toys thru security.
Apparently there is a 5k run at #railsconf this morning. They are being chased by PHP developers who want their old jobs back.
Rails 4.0 prefers you use an Aeron chair or a standing desk/treadmill.
Any real project is likely to have gaps in its test coverage, but *no tests* is not a gap - its an amateur approach to software development
We solve problems by adding layers of indirection. Only problem this can't solve is the complexity added by too many layers of indirection.
Developers like to snicker at recruiters, but do you realize how lucky we are to have people actively hunting us for work?
JRuby-lint released at #railsconf. Scans your app, tells you what won't work on jRuby,
Here's a link to the revised 'JRuby Awesome Performance'. I'm now clocking 36,000x faster than Ruby 2.0. https://gist.github.com/bokmann/6652776#file-jruby-awesome-performance …
Developer pro tip: don't ever work someplace where you can't have admin rights on your development box.
I'm not a rock star, ninja, or any other such nonsense. I'm an orchestra member capable of sitting in or following the first chair.
I'm convinced that, just like some pyromaniacs get jobs as fireman, so do some complexaholics get jobs as developers.
"These kids think they’re solving problems that IBM (et al) solved literally before they were born" http://gaiustech.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/mongodb-days/ …
I suspected Apple had a crashed Alien spaceship they were harvesting for tech. I didn't expect this awesome plan to hide it in plain sight!
Principal at CodeSherpas, active development community member/organizer, Father of 3 amazing boys