Continually experimenting with new ideas and techniques — Reconstructing, Developing, Modernising.
Both pair programming partners have yet to pair with me. I have learned a few things getting my infrastructure set up, and I’m getting impatient to try it!
Recent lifestyle changes have left me with more energy and desire to learn, so I am looking into doing some remote pairing with some friends in the city. I expect that working with people I already have a relationship with… Continue Reading →
In the Pragmatic Programmer the section on Ubiquitous Automation starts with this quote: Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations we can perform without thinking. Alfred North Whitehead I understand the reasons why automation is an essential aid… Continue Reading →
Vagrant: Up and Running is a relatively new book from the reliable O’Reilly stable. The author of the book and creator of Vagrant, Mitchell Hashimoto, says: “Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments, sandboxed in a virtual machine.”… Continue Reading →
My revisiting Ruby and Rails is moving ahead well, each week day I spend an hour or so to do a couple of Vitamin R sessions to work through Michael Hartl’s Rails Tutorial. Progress is good, and the content seems… Continue Reading →