Learning more about pry

pry I'm constantly amazed about the things that I "know" but need to relearn in a practical sense daily.

One of those is all of the tools that are in the "pry" toolbox for ruby.

As anyone knows who has debugged ruby, sometimes just getting to the location...

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Giving credit where credit is due

I thought that rather than the normal technology blog or talking about how to do remote development and articles like that, today I would spend some time honoring the people who have been instrumental in my life. This is by no means an exhaustive list...

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Remote Development

Why it works for me

One of the reasons that I love "working remotely" and also being an independent contractor is that I can have my own schedule and set my own hours.

You may be thinking "What a lucky guy, he can work when he wants and he doesn't...

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Cucumber/Turnip Testing

There once was a time when I was a young developer when I wrote code and tested it in the UI or other ways, but never wrote tests in any kind of expressive business language.

I then began to work for clients that requested it. As we all are when...

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Ruby Libraries

When I started programming in Ruby on Rails I was turned onto the Ruby Toolbox as a place where the community generally settled on what the best Gem was for the need, be it authentication, authorization, sftp, etc.

I had a need this week to figure...

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