182 RR Keeping Libraries and Utilities Small and Simple with Michel Martens

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    02:42 – JS Remote Conf

    03:11 – Michel Martens Introduction

    05:15 – Getting Others to Contribute to Functionality

    06:33 – Simplicity of a Tool

    • Outside and Inside

    07:34 – Is a Tool Ever Finished?

    09:50 – Popularity vs Adoption

    10:23 – Complex vs Simple Tools & Libraries

    25:56 – Keeping Libraries from Getting Overwhelmed by “Cool Lifts”

    27:11 – Simple Data Types and Other Languages Philosophies

    28:52 – Ruby and Lisp

    33:04 – Monkey Patching

    36:47 – Why Michel Works in Ruby

    37:58 – Finding the “Right” Level of Complexity

    • Queue Implementation

    42:06 – Using the Session Directly / Setting the Flash Variable

    • Rich Hickey
    • OO vs FP People (Object-Oriented vs Functional Programming)

    45:27 – Monkey Patching (Cont’d)

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