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Monthly Archives: July 2012
In this excerpt from “Confident Ruby”, I talk about mimicking Ruby’s own “implicit conversion protocols” in your own code. Continue reading
This the text of an email I sent to the CEO of Outright, a financial tracking service I’ve been using for a few months, on learning they’d been acquired by GoDaddy. Not strictly coding related; but I thought since it … Continue reading
A few weeks ago my “primary” contract came to an end. Some interesting things happened after that: I found the time to get started on Confident Ruby, the book I’d been putting off for months. I also started selling early … Continue reading
Once again I’m celebrating my birthday with a one-day sale! Continue reading