Gave a talk at ChaDev lunch last Thursday on security. Here's the blog post with recorded video, links to things referenced in the talk as well as the slides. Any input is appreciated so I can be better!

The Git Flow blog post came out 9 years ago.

Joel Spolsky's The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!) was published 16 years ago.

Anyone have other blost posts that have stood the test of time and are still available?

RubyGems 3 released!

looks like Ruby 2.6 on Christmas is landing with RubyGems 3 and Bundler 2


sometimes I won’t click on something mildly interesting because I’m afraid a recommendation engine will give me a thousand of it

My thoughts on the blame placed on the original author of the event-stream node package

I would like to put forth an alternative to the word `blocker` during a standup. Sometimes you just run into a hard thing, but it's not blocking. Just takes time. The electrical term is called impedance, and I think it maps well to use in standups for describing a nonblocking hard problem.

This is the most terrifying shit.

When I personally have to deal with interplanetary time, I'm fucking done with my career.

I haven't thought of anything tech related as magical in a long time, but I just bought a pair of AirPods. These things are actually magical.

At it's amazing to think my little city has hundreds of devs that drove or flew in here to listen to some really big names speak. 😎

Staying up all night to not miss an early flight. Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House is grade A stuff 👌

If there's one thing I really like in the JS ecosystem it's the debug package

Anyone know of a similar logger implementation in ruby? Mostly custom coloring per namespace and removing superfluous timestamps when a pointed at a TTY

Is there a list of ruby related podcasts people listen to regularly?

Maybe even include just developer podcasts that includes ruby talk sometimes.

Rails auto-assigning and id that already exists?

Reset it.


On a semi-related note to the new Chrome design:

If you've wanted to try brave, but hate the idea of running an electron browser; Brave has put out Chromium based releases for their new 1.0 coming q4

Having only ever written Ruby web apps in Sinatra or Rails, I feel like after 7 years I should branch out and play with some of the others

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