tutorials.jumpstartlab.com Archives - 06 March 2015, Friday

  • Ruby in 100 Minutes

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 06 Jan '15, 10pm

    Ruby is an "interpreted" programming language which means it can’t run on your processor directly, it has to be fed into a middleman called the "virtual machine" or VM. The VM takes in Ruby code on one side and speaks natively to the operating system and processor on the other. The be...

  • Intro to CSV - Level I

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 10 Aug '14, 5pm

    However, once the integration test complains that it expected one thing, but got something else, that will be our signal to drop to a lower level in the application, abandon the integration test for a while, and develop the necessary code using more fine-grained tests.

  • Mastermind

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 16 Jun '14, 7pm

    In this project you’ll use Ruby to build an implementation of the classic game Mastermind. Introduction Learning Goals / Areas of Focus Proficiently use TDD to drive development Practice breaking a program into logical components Learn to implement a REPL interface Apply previously le...

  • Remote Authentication with OmniAuth

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 08 Jun '14, 10pm

    It’s popular because it allows you to use multiple third-party services to authenticate, but it is really a pattern for component-based authentication. You could let your users login with their Twitter account, but you could also build your own centralized OmniAuth provider that authe...

  • Setting Up a VPS - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 06 Jun '14, 3am

    You built an app, got excited and deployed it easily on Heroku. But after several thousand users, you ended up paying thousand of dollars to keep it running. You looked for other alternatives, and you decided to give a VPS a try. What is a VPS? A VPS, or virtual private server, is a v...

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  • Getting Started with Sinatra

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 04 Apr '14, 4pm

    pass it a URL pattern to match, in this case / , the "root" pass it a block to run (do /end ) when that endpoint is accessed send the return value of that block as the respose to the user

  • Background Jobs with Resque - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum:

    Background Jobs with Resque

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 31 Mar '14, 6am

    The result is that each viewing of the dashboard causes a calculation involving each comment or article to be rerun. This is the sort of potentially slow operation that should A) be cached, and B) be calculated in the background. Introducing a Resque job into our application will make...

  • Java + Salesforce + Heroku - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 20 Mar '14, 5pm

    Scaling through the GUI is cute, but it’s not fast and difficult to script. Maybe, for instance, you find that your traffic spikes during certain hours and want to scale up your dynos just for those hours . You could write a script to manipulate the dynos from the command line.

  • Ruby & Rails Development Environment with Vagrant - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 18 Mar '14, 8pm

    Vagrant is a system for easily managing and interactive with VirtualBox-based virtual machines. Using vagrant we can do everything from the command line and rarely if ever need to open the actual VirtualBox application. You can learn more on the Vagrant website

  • Tutorials - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 05 Mar '14, 4am

    Check out our tutorial to setup Ruby 1.9.3 on OS X, Linux, or Windows Ruby Ruby in 100 Minutes - Your first exposure to Ruby, focusing on the most important concepts and syntax elements. Encryptor - An introductory project building a rotation-based encryption/decryption program, writt...

  • Independent Projects - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 28 Feb '14, 12am

    http://new.livestream.com/accounts/1384078/events/2767460 Projects Billy’s Picks Team: Bryana Knight, Will Mitchell, Tyler Long Code: Production: http://billyspicks.herokuapp.com Code Union Team: Kevin Powell Code: Production: codeunion.org iTriage Medical Facility Reviews Team: Anton...

  • RSpec Practices - Jumpstart Lab Curriculum

    tutorials.jumpstartlab.com 18 Feb '14, 9am

    RSpec, like other test frameworks, provides helper methods for test setup and test tear down for individual examples and groups of examples. These helper methods are named before and after . Both of them accept an :each parameter to run once before each example, or :all to run once be...

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