The next London Ruby User Group meeting is coming up on the 13th of July.
Details here: http://lrug.org/meetings/july/
Everyone is welcome; thanks to lockdown, you don't even need to be in London!
... and if you'd like to speak at LRUG, no matter where you are, we'd love to hear from you. More details about that on lrug.org too.
I've become convinced that we should colonize Venus before we try Mars:
Currently reading: https://docs.stimulusreflex.com/
"Build reactive applications with the Rails tooling you already know and love"
Browsing secure is a complicated and not trivial stuff, Mozilla is trying to make it easy when you are using free open WiFi's.
I'm publishing my opinions after a week using Firefox Private Network:
what an obscure rhyme: https://www.wordnik.com/words/sporange
I wrote another thing: https://tad.thorley.dev/2019/09/06/an-analog-clock-in-dragonruby.html
finally found the word for it:
@judofyr I recently started using Tubby. Thanks for your work.
I started blogging again: https://tad.thorley.dev/2019/08/29/syntax-highlighting-blog-code.html
The more I code the less I like abbreviations. I write software in the veterinary space and this came up again recently. A fellow developer used "tx" to mean transaction. I thought it meant "tax". The person who works with our clients thought it meant "treatment".
I expect to write code once, but read it a bunch of times. Having things spelled out is easier than trying to guess meaning from context.
Hi, I'm Jan, also known as halfbyte on the internet. Together with Florian, who's not on the Fediverse, I run Depfu.com, your friendly dependency update robot factory. I'm interested in weird and odd uses of ruby. I occasionally speak at conferences. I co-run the Hamburg Ruby Usergroup. #introduction