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Vim Text Objects: The Definitive Guide

To edit efficiently in Vim, you have to edit beyond individual characters. Instead, edit by word, sentence, and paragraph. In Vim, these higher-level …

Upcase

Requests to external services during test runs can cause several issues:<p>Tests failing intermittently due to connectivity issues.<br>• Dramatically slower …

Software Development

Making ActiveRecord Models Thin

“Skinny Controller, Fat Model” is a well known best practice in Ruby community. Everybody seems to agree with it and follows it. It’s pretty clear …

How to make your code imply responsibilities

Using Jekyll and GitHub Pages for Our Site — Development Seed

We launched developmentseed.org this week on GitHub pages and Jekyll. This may come as a surprise - unlike a CMS or a webapp Jekyll generates static …

The Cost of If

No, I don't work in NYC, DC, or the valley, and I'm cool with that.<p>Complexity.<p>If you read this word, and you write software, then you probably …

Lindsey Bieda » Config and Generators in Gems

Well, that's nice, but what if we want to generate the config/initializers/jem.rb for those that use our gem. Luckily, Rails provides us with …

JavaScript

6 Ways to Remove Pain From Feature Testing in Ruby on Rails

<i>Lire cet article en français.</i><p>Writing feature tests in Ruby on Rails used to be the most painful part of my development work flow. Now I kind of like …

Fugitive.vim - a complement to command line git

Command-line