Short preface: at a job interview, Zach Cox was told to aggregate words and word counts from a bunch of files into two files, sorted alphabetically and by word count respectively, which he did in Ruby and Scala. This led
If you are in need of nifty and free task and issue tracking system, you could check out Redmine! It’s really cool, and it is easy to install (especially if your Windows box already has a Ruby development environment installed).
I have just returned from a week’s worth of Ruby Fools 2008 which by some may also be known as “The Traveling Ruby Circus”. The conference was set to span the 1st and 2nd of April in Copenhagen and the
I’m not too much into long philosophical blog posts, but this is a great post by Raganwald about metaprogramming… Basically, he argues that tools that are powerful are also dangerous – but that should not keep you from using them.