The Pleasures of working in the Cloud

When it comes to being a developer and DevOps person in the last 10 years or so, there are definitely challenges that come from the ability to scale like we've never seen before. There are, however, some things that make life easier than it has been...

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Vim - Delete Until Searched Word

Vim never ceases to amaze me. There are so many ways to do things and even though I've been using it for around 25 years, there are still new things I find in vim almost daily.

Something that I just used today was that I needed to delete the text...

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Vim native matching lines

VimAs I grow in my understading of all things Vim, I try to get back to "plain vanilla" Vim as much as I can. It's not that I don't like plugins or find them incredibly useful, it's just when I can do things "Vim's way" there's less overhead from plugins...

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Git stash awesomeness

The problem: I stashed a bunch of code that I was working on so that I could get back to a clean slate to make sure that I wasn't making the problem worse.

The Next Issue: I want to check out the files from the stash (and not just a stash pop) one...

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Capybara Javascript Debugging

Over the past year or so, I've spent a lot of time writing acceptance tests in Turnip, which is a Business Driven Design test tool that allows business users to read tests in plain English and agree about what the system should be doing. Tests can...

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