Month: November 2010

TMTC 42 – Readable Code

There are a lot of opinions about what makes code readable. This was a short discussion of a few of them. I also recommend checking out these links. What is Code Readability? How to write readable code? 5 Tips to improve your code readability. Stack Overflow discussion on Implementing Readable Code Download this Episode

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How to Create a Countdown Timer with Javascript

This video demonstrates how to build a countdown timer with the setInterval function in Javascript, a text field, and jQuery to update your text field. Download 70.8 MB Download (iPhone & iPod) 40.6 MB

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Basic Deployment with Capistrano

Capistrano has been the most popular way to deploy Ruby and Rails applications for a long time. This video provides a quick demonstration of a basic recipe for deploying a Rails 3 application. I made this video a while ago and I realized that I never posted it. Here is a very basic recipe for…

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TMTC 41 – Andy Hunt

Andy Hunt is the author or co-author of several programming books including: The Pragmatic Programmer Programming Ruby (the Pickaxe book) Pragmatic Unit testing in C# with Nunit Practices of an Agile Developer Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware He's also one of the original signatories of the Agile Manifesto. Andy is a great person to…

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TMTC 40 – RubyConf 2010

Thank you guys so much for helping me make it to RubyConf this year. It was a great experience. I was exposed to a lot of new technologies that I'm anxious to help you figure out. I'd heard about some of these, but here is a list of some of them: mustache.js gdb memprof Ruby…

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