First, the short answer: Damn right it does.
Twitter had to quit using it because Ruby is so slow
It is well known that around 2008 Twitter moved their job...
1 replies - 8209 views - 10/15/12 by Jeff Dickey in Articles
We need to understand what happens to code over time and why, and
what a healthy, long-lived code base looks like. What architectural
decisions have the...
1 replies - 10715 views - 10/15/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
At $employer today, we had our bi-weekly tech talk session and one of the lightning talks given was on tmux.
Tmux is an excellent piece of software (although...
4 replies - 4862 views - 10/10/12 by Oliver Hookins in Articles
A couple of weeks ago, I spent a bit of time writing a Ruby DSL to
automate the setup of load balancers, firewall and NAT rules through the
0 replies - 2791 views - 10/01/12 by Mark Needham in Articles
The wife is interested in learning programming so she has been doing the Code Academy
0 replies - 1406 views - 09/19/12 by Rob Galanakis in Articles
Since we already know how to represent graphs,
we can go further for some very simple approaches of walking through
them. Passing by all the vertices of a...
4 replies - 13515 views - 09/10/12 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
At work we have the notion of multiple
environments. Dev (used by the developers), Staging (used for showcasing
stories), QA/Testing (used by testers) and...
0 replies - 7366 views - 09/07/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
One of the things that is pushed here a lot is the necessity to make
all new applications really production-ready before being deployed as a
0 replies - 4360 views - 09/03/12 by Oliver Hookins in Articles
I’ve previously made presentations and blog posts about Puppet and
module testing – my position is that you should treat Puppet code as
0 replies - 4317 views - 08/31/12 by Oliver Hookins in Articles
I’m all of a sudden adding lots more code to GitHub. Here’s the latest project, grok patterns for logstash. At the moment this repo only...
0 replies - 6202 views - 08/20/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles
In the 1940s, the first computer programmers were all women. That only changed later. Quoting “Researcher reveals how ‘Computer Geeks’ replaced...
0 replies - 3815 views - 07/15/12 by Axel Rauschmayer in Articles
The following is a very simplistic performance comparison running 2
program examples, running them with both MRI Ruby and JRuby, in the
0 replies - 5963 views - 06/27/12 by Carlo Scarioni in Articles
Bringing a programmer in for an interview and a coding test can lead
to some interesting experiences, both for the interviewer and the
12 replies - 24393 views - 05/02/12 by Brian Kelly in Articles
Read this Computerworld posting: Should the CIO know how to code?
The answer is "Yes."
The examples of "well-functioning non-technical...
2 replies - 10119 views - 05/02/12 by Steven Lott in Articles
When I first started working at CashStar.com
three and a half years ago, I had heard about PCI before, but I didn't
really know what that meant. Since we...
0 replies - 9614 views - 03/19/12 by Ken Cochrane in Articles