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Small plates of gourmet Ruby code.
32 Patterns for joyful coding.
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Objects on Rails
A developer notebook on applying classic Object-Oriented principles to Ruby on Rails projects.
The definitive guide to exceptions and failure handling in Ruby.
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Category Archives: Conferences
I’m very pleased to announce that my talk proposals have been accepted for RubyNation 2011 and Red Dirt Ruby Conf 2011! My speaking schedule as of today: March 5th: Speaking on “The Well-Equippd Remote Worker’ at the Day Camp 4 … Continue reading
Thanks for all the kind comments on my Exceptional Ruby talk! A few notes for those visiting because of the talk: References, source code, links to further reading, and yes, slides can be found here: Exceptional Ruby Notes. Please review … Continue reading
Freelancing has many positives, but one of the trade-offs is that I don’t have anyone besides myself to hit up when I want to go to a conference. Not only do I have to pay for travel and lodging out … Continue reading
I’ll be speaking at Magic Ruby conference in Orlando, FL this February. The topic will be exceptions and error handling in Ruby. Hope to see you there! If you have any favorite tips, hacks, or burning questions about Ruby exception … Continue reading
If you ‘re in the DC/NoVA region and you’ve always wanted to tell me what an idiot I am in person, now is your chance! I’ll be at Ruby DCamp over the weekend. I’ll probably be spending a lot of … Continue reading
I hope to see some of you at Ruby DCamp this weekend!