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Nick Sieger

Covers many aspects of Ruby, Rails, related topics.

Link: blog.nicksieger.com

  • I was Paul Gonsalves

    blog.nicksieger.com 21 Mar '14, 6am

    Posted by Nick Sieger Sat, 10 Apr 2010 16:40:00 GMT I was Paul Gonsalves in the shower this morning. Most people sing in the shower, but when I get going I play air sax. For a fleeting moment I felt like I was blowing with the Ellington band at Newport in 1956. The way obscure things ...

  • RailsConf: Dave Thomas keynote

    blog.nicksieger.com 06 Mar '14, 3am

    RailsConf: Dave Thomas keynote Posted by Nick Sieger Fri, 23 Jun 2006 15:12:00 GMT Dave Thomas, Professional Cassandra Intro Dave starts by dissecting a google search and pointing out how the sponsored links sidebar contains a wealth of paid ads for various topics: Hosting Consulting ...

  • "Perfect is harmful to your health." #qotd /via @mojavelinux << I second that !!! #IDontWantToBePerfect

    War on Perfect

    blog.nicksieger.com 06 Dec '12, 6am

    I intended to give this brief as a lightning talk at RubyConf 2010, but unfortunately did not get a chance. Though I kept the message simple, I think if you sympathize with being a perfectionist you can find some part of these points that rings true. I know I still have a ways to go i...

  • RubyConf: Natural language generation and processing in Ruby

    blog.nicksieger.com 17 Mar '13, 4am

    RubyConf: Natural language generation and processing in Ruby Posted by Nick Sieger Sun, 22 Oct 2006 00:07:34 GMT Speaker: Michael Granger Michael’s talk was full of excellend pre-recorded video demos, and thus was difficult to note-take. Instead, here are links to most of the pieces o...

  • RubyConf: Natural language generation and processing in Ruby

    blog.nicksieger.com 08 Jun '12, 9am

    RubyConf: Natural language generation and processing in Ruby Posted by Nick Sieger Sun, 22 Oct 2006 00:07:34 GMT Speaker: Michael Granger Michael’s talk was full of excellend pre-recorded video demos, and thus was difficult to note-take. Instead, here are links to most of the pieces o...

  • "I signed up for an elegant syntax and all I got was this grammar dependency graph." #Ruby

    Visualization of Ruby's Grammar

    blog.nicksieger.com 13 Jul '12, 3am

    I haven’t even begun to absorb all the meanings from this picture, but one stark difference between Ruby and the other two is the node in the middle of the picture with a high concentration of outgoing edges. That node is called primary in the grammar definition, and it is probably on...

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    2. Ruby の歩き方 jp.rubyist.net 12 Jul '12, 1pm
  • @bleything @evanphx @chadfowler i like Mingus' words for that: "... Creativity is making the complicated simple."

    Jazzers and Programmers

    blog.nicksieger.com 07 Apr '12, 7pm

    Instead of a hackfest, try a Coding Jam Session . Hackfests only rarely unite people to work toward a common cause; people enjoy the communal feel but too often people revert to working on their own thing instead of collaborating. Sprints are better, where the general topic or project...

  • JRuby on Google AppEngine: First Impressions:

    JRuby on Google AppEngine: First Impressions

    blog.nicksieger.com 12 May '12, 11am

    JRuby on Google AppEngine: First Impressions Posted by Nick Sieger Sat, 11 Apr 2009 04:10:51 GMT I was surprised by Tuesday’s announcements as much as anyone else. Ola keeps secrets well . He sent me a pull request for jruby-rack just last week mentioning “some restrictive environment...

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    1. Home — JRuby.org jruby.org 15 May '12, 2am

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