May 25, 2017 by Daniel P. Clark

Leveling up with Git

This past weekend I got to spend 4 days at the Ruby for Good event.  This is an event where programmers get together and volunteer their efforts in charitable programming for many needs in our communities.  The team I joined up with consisted of 10 developers and most of the team grouped together in about…

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November 13, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Rails Rumble – the Experience

Rails Rumble is a yearly programming challenge.  Each team is given 48 hours to complete and publish a website written in Ruby.  You are permitted solo entry or up to 4 people as a team.  You can do no coding of the project beforehand, but you can draw up and discuss plans as much as…

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April 8, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Documenting Your Code

I’ve been hearing a majority of developers saying things like “You’re code should be easy enough to understand that you don’t need to document it.” and “Comments are lies waiting to happen”.  I was okay with this and after hearing this for a while I eventually stopped writing code comments. I watched a conference talk…

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March 1, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Version Both Your Github Repo and Gem

There are many howtos on getting started with Github and creating a Ruby gem.  What I haven’t come across is a blog about versioning your github releases.  So I will demonstrate here the steps I go through after verifying a gem is ready, releasing it, and publishing a version to the code base on Github….

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