02 Jun '12, 12am

Stop Googling

October 14, 2010 Posted by John Tagged rants Older: Building an Object Mapper: Override-able Accessors Newer: The Chain Gang Stop Googling Yesterday, one of my inter-web buddies IM’d me and asked if I had used Typhoeus before. I said yes, so he asked me if it was possible to follow redirects using it. He said he google’d it and nothing turned up. I sharply responded, “LOOK AT THE CODE ! ”. We had some banter back and forth and a few minutes later he was automatically following redirects. It seems these days that developers often think if something does not turn up in a google search, it does not exist . The John Nunemaker Approach So how would I have approached my dudes problem? Open a browser and type in github.com. Search for typhoeus. Click on Paul Dix’s repo. Click on lib/. lib is always where the guts of any Ruby gem are so it is a sensible first start. Click on typhe...

Full article: http://railstips.org/blog/archives/2010/10/14/stop-googling/

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