Jim Weirich
23-Feb-14 00:00
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This video was posted to YouTube on February 23, 2014 by Fernand Galiana.

20-Feb-14 00:00
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This video was put together by our friends at EngineYard

20-Feb-14 00:00
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Jim Weirich
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I did not create this video, a link to it arrived in my inbox on February 21, 2014.

I'm happy that someone put the effort into creating and and allowing us to share it with the world.

The world was a better place with Jim Weirich in it and will continue as a better place...

09-Nov-13 12:50
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Does that mean a diagram is worth a thousand lines of code? Maybe.

Most Rubyists don't bother with drawing diagrams. We've found that our code is so expressive, that the need to explain the code in high level diagrams is greatly...

16-Aug-13 00:00
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We use Ruby in our Web applications. We use Ruby in our scripting. We even use Ruby in our mobile phone applications these days. But here's something new: Using Ruby to control flying robots.

The Parrot AR Drone is a consumer grade quadcopter designed to be controlled from ...

22-Jun-13 09:30
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A Code Kata is a simple programming exercise, practiced repeatably by a developer. Much like a musician practices scales and finger exercises to develop his musical skills, a developer will practice code katas to develop his programming skills.

This talk will be a live perf...

22-Mar-13 10:15
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28-Feb-13 08:15
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02-Nov-12 09:20
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One of the deepest mysteries in the functional programming world is the Y-Combinator. Many have heard of it, but few have mastered its mysteries. Although fairly useless in real world software, understanding how the Y-Combinator works and why it is important gives the student ...

04-Oct-12 08:00
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One of the deepest mysteries in the functional programming world is the Y-Combinator. Many have heard of it, but few have mastered its mysteries. Although fairly useless in real world software, understanding how the Y-Combinator works and why it is important gives the student ...

04-Aug-12 16:30
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23-Jun-12 18:00
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In this talk we will cover the "hidden" features of Rake that are not typically used by the casual Rake user. We will learn about the convenience of file lists, dynamic generation of tasks, rule based file generation and more.

24-Apr-12 17:30
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Panel discussion with Rails Core team members lead by Evan Phoenix.

24-Apr-12 14:30
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Jim Weirich
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Anyone who develops with Rails uses the Rake tool all the time. Rake will run your tests, migrate your database, and precompile your assets. But did you know you can define and build your own Rake tasks? This short talk will cover the basics of using Rake and writing simple au...

05-Nov-11 09:15
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Jim Weirich
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Views: 1,945

You are happily writing new code for your system when all of a sudden the code is not behaving the way you thought it should. Perhaps you just created a failing test, and the code you wrote was expected to make the test pass ... but it doesn't. What's the first thing you do? ...

29-Sep-11 10:25
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Do you always seem to be fixing bugs in your software project? Are you spending more time fixing defects that actually implementing new behavior? If so, this talk is for you. In the mid-90s, Steve Maquire wrote a book that strongly effected the way I developed software. Primar...

01-Sep-11 08:45
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A musical selection for your enjoyment.

25-Mar-11 09:00
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( to the tune of the Ultraman theme song:
http://www.televisiontunes.com/Ultraman.html )

Tenderlove, Tenderlove
Ruby programming guy
Tenderlove, Tenderlove
he's as awesome as _why

Seattle is his home
he's a Ruby brigadier
...got a gr...

24-Mar-11 09:10
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Jim Weirich, Matt Yoho
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"Then it starts to scan the computer and transmit bits of information every time he clicks the mouse while he's surfing. After a while, [...] we've accumulated a complete mirror image of the content of his hard drive [...]. And then it's time for the hostile takeover." -- Lisb...

05-Feb-11 13:45
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Jim Weirich, Matt Yoho
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"Then it starts to scan the computer and transmit bits of information every time he clicks the mouse while he's surfing. After a while, [...] we've accumulated a complete mirror image of the content of his hard drive [...]. And then it's time for the hostile takeover."

-- L...

11-Nov-10 11:15
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Fellow rubyists, are you tired of constantly dealing with impolite and boorish code that invades your personal space, clobbering your instance variables and messing with your method missings. We kindly invite you to join us in a session promoting proper programming protocols, ...

08-Oct-10 12:00
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Jim Weirich, Chad Fowler
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A musical performance by Jim Weirich and Chad Fowler.

07-Oct-10 08:15
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he wild and wooly days of crazy Ruby development are over. Everybody knows about Ruby, no one looks at you askance when you declare yourself a Ruby developer. Ruby is now one of the mainstream languages and all the major problems have been solved. We stand at the doorstep of a...

17-Sep-10 15:15
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In any discussion on how to improve your programming skills, one book gets more recommendations than any other: The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (SICP) by Abelson and Sussman. SICP was the introductory computer science text at MIT for many years. But how ...

03-Sep-10 00:00
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20-Nov-09 15:05
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04-Apr-09 17:40
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14-Mar-09 18:10
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06-Feb-09 11:00
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08-Nov-08 11:15
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Jim Weirich, Chris Nelson
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07-Nov-08 13:15
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08-Aug-08 10:30
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Jim Weirich, Joe O'Brien
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29-Mar-08 20:00
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02-Nov-07 10:30
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Jim Weirich
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Feb 19, 2014
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Nov 07 - 09, 2013
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Aug 16 - 17, 2013
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Jun 22 - 23, 2013
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Apr 03 - 04, 2013
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Mar 21 - 22, 2013
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Feb 27 - 28, 2013
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Nov 01 - 03, 2012
48 presentations available
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Oct 03 - 04, 2012
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Aug 03 - 04, 2012
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Jun 23, 2012
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Apr 23 - 25, 2012
65 presentations available
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Nov 04 - 05, 2011
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Sep 29 - 01, 2011
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Aug 31 - 02, 2011
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Apr 06 - 08, 2011
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Mar 24 - 25, 2011
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Mar 17 - 18, 2011
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Feb 05, 2011
11 presentations available
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Nov 11 - 13, 2010
59 presentations available
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Oct 06 - 08, 2010
17 presentations available
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Sep 03 - 04, 2010
1 presentations available
Rubyconf-logo-small
Nov 19 - 21, 2009
40 presentations available
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Apr 04, 2009
14 presentations available
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Mar 13 - 14, 2009
43 presentations available
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Feb 06 - 07, 2009
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Rubyconf2008-small
Nov 06 - 08, 2008
85 presentations available
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Aug 08 - 09, 2008
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Mar 28 - 29, 2008
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Nov 02 - 04, 2007
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