May 2017

I recently got to attend OSCON in Austin, Texas, and it was a great experience. Before the main conference I spent two days going through a hands-on Software Architecture training course led by Neal Ford. Towards the end of the training he took some time to discuss presentation techniques. In that portion of the training…

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By Pixabay, CC0 Licensed, https://www.pexels.com/photo/abstract-aluminum-architectural-architecture-210158/ Last week DHH wrote about his love for implicit code, and held up Rails as an example of the benefits. As someone who has been working with Ruby on Rails since 2006, I appreciate a lot of the benefits that Rails offers. However, I have also run up against some…

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