Kyle Macey

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Update Ruby now before it goes off the Rails

Do you use Ruby on Rails? If so, it’s time to update. Now.<p>Ruby on Rails is an open source Web application framework built to use with the Ruby programming language. Ruby on Rails—or just Rails—gives Web developers the ability to gather information from Web servers, or query a database. Rails is …

PayPal Unveils New Android SDK, US Developers Get It on May 15

PayPal on Monday announced a new Android SDK that tries to make it easier for developers to accept in-app payments on Google’s mobile platform. The company says the software development kit will be available for US developers on May 15.<p>The Android debut comes just over two months after the mobile …

What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …

Google

The sons and daughters of Google Glass

Even in the highly opinionated world of tech, there have been few products as polarizing as Google’s head mounted Google Glass computer. The device, a thin titanium band to which is mounted a computer, battery and display, is by far the sleekest and least unwieldy implementation of a technology …

Facebook Home flagship phone, HTC First, may be discontinued

Facebook Home has suffered since launch.<p>Facebook’s HTC First, the smartphone herald of Facebook Home, will be discontinued by carrier partner AT&T, …

Kindle finally getting a color screen? Amazon buys Liquavista display company

Samsung sells off the flexible screen maker after only two years<p>Samsung's been teasing its flexible, full-color display technology since 2011 when it acquired Liquavista, but it never actually shipped in a consumer product. One of the few companies that still has a viable e-reader business, Amazon …

A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages

1801 - Joseph Marie Jacquard uses punch cards to instruct a loom to weave "hello, world" into a tapestry. Redditers of the time are not impressed due …

Groupon Picks Up Some Ruby Developers From Chicago

Despite its ambitious plans to grow its pool of talent in Silicon Valley, Groupon has acquired Obtiva, a Chicago-based software development firm …

Silicon Valley

StartupBus Puts Coders Into Overdrive on Road to SXSW

SAN FRANCISCO – Six buses, 40 teams, 48 hours and one winning business idea: The StartupBus is as close to blood sport as Silicon Valley …

Here's Why Ruby On Rails Is Hot

Many companies have asked the questions "What's the fastest way to develop my web apps?" and "Should I use Java, Ruby, Python or something else?"<p>These companies range from start-ups to established enterprises, and many have come to the conclusion that when creating apps that are designed to be …

Ruby on Rails

Henrietta Kekäläinen's Rails Girls: from startup to multi-city global network

<i>This article was taken from the March 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …