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June 2, 2010: How To Test Good

Apple, Chicago Ruby, Me talking, Rails 3, Yehuda, nodeNoel Rappin1 Comment

Yesterday...



Gave my talk at Chicago Ruby. The video is already online -- yay Chicago Ruby team. I was pleased with it, actually, I did pretty much what I hoped to do, except that I thought the repetition joke would get a bigger laugh.

In other news



Yehuda Katz posted slides on another Rails 3 talk: dashing to the finish.

Speaking of people on stage, Steve Jobs was interviewed on stage at the D conference yesterday. Among other, more important things, Jobs admitted that the initial iPhone-ish prototype was tablet sized.

Saw this on Twitter just now, and it looks nice -- a node based console app for speaking HTTP. Looks like that'd be handy in almost any web development toolkit.

David Turnbull has a new Tumblelog called I Suck At Ruby, looks like he's got some useful short bits and good advice for sucking less. I've also got Everyday Rails, by Aaron Sumner (Tip to everybody: make your actual name more prominent on your blog...) Both of which remind me that it's time I put more original content here...