Month: January 2013

The Ruby Freelancers Show 046 – Working Locations

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:28 – Working From Home Distractions Environment 07:35 – Pros of Working From Home Animals Purr Programming 2.0: Lance Gleason Schedule/Flexibility Naps Deliveries/Home Repairs Commute 11:57 – Focus & Productivity Renting an Office 14:22 – Cons…

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090 RR Ruby Nuby Episode

In this episode, the four people who won the Ruby Nuby contest, chat about all things Ruby and Rails.

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044 JSJ Book Club: Effective JavaScript with David Herman

Panel David Herman (twitter blog Effective JavaScript) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Merrick Christensen (twitter github) Tim Caswell (twitter github howtonode.org) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:01 – David Herman Introduction Mozilla Mozilla Research TC39 – ECMAScript 01:45 – Effective JavaScript by David Herman 04:27 – Reader Opinions & Controversy JavaScript:The…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 045 – Employment Vs Freelancing

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:41 – Employment History 06:58 – Perks of Being a Freelancer Variety of Job Areas Choose Your Work Flexibility & Freedom 15:22 – Paycheck Security Unemployment Contractors Vs Employees 20:54 – Coast-Along Employees 21:50 – Health Benefits 23:34…

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043 JSJ Sinon.JS

Panel Christian Johansen (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Merrick Christensen (twitter github) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Discussion 00:45 – Christian Johansen Test-Driven JavaScript Development Sinon.JS Gitorious 01:26 – Sinon.JS 02:22 – Stubs, Mocks and Spies Mocks Aren’t Stubs: Martin Fowler Mocha 10:47 – History of Sinon.JS 12:25 – XHR, HML, HTTP 13:36 –…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 044 – Passion of the Code

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Jim Gay (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Discussion 01:16 – Keeping Passion for Work Alive Happiness vs Money Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 04:14 – Making it a Craft 08:45 – Client Fit Raising Rates 10:41 – “Safety” and Satisfaction The Ruby Freelancers Show 012 – Getting…

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088 RR Concurrency and Celluloid with Tony Arcieri

The Rogues discuss concurrency and Celluloid with Tony Arcieri.

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042 JSJ CSS and CSS Superset Languages

Panel Brian Turley (twitter blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Merrick Christensen (twitter github) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:11 – CSS Gripes Sass Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS (SMACSS) CSS3 16:32 – Preprocessors/Compilers LESS Sass Stylus Compass Chris Eppstein 20:34 – Basic Features of CSS Preprocessors nib mix-ins…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 043 – Improving Teams

Panel Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Jim Gay (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 01:39 – Addressing Team Issues Implementing Change Stand-Up Meetings 04:44 – Stand-Up Meeting Issues 07:37 – Organization Politics Expetise Experience 11:21 – Idea Resistence People Problems Control 18:16 – Problematic Coworkers 20:26 – Team Communication Internet Relay Chat…

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087 RR Book Club: Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby with Sandi Metz

1:35 – Introducing Sandi Metz Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby by Sandi Metz Website Twitter 6:15 – The book writing process and the speech writing process 17:30 – Flow of POODR 21:35 – Why design is for everyone 24:20 – The fear of writing a book: Am I really an expert? 27:00 – Breaking the rules 34:00 – Cheat…

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041 JSJ Single Page Applications

Panel Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up) Discussion 02:09 – Follow Up to 040 JSJ Conferences Broad Conferences vs Focused Conferences Utah Open Source/Open West Conference 2013 05:28 – Single Page Application Frameworks jQuery Backbone.js Ember.js pure.js plates.js AngularJS 15:10 – Path…

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