We had a conversation about the fact that the 'TDD is about testing vs TDD is about design" debate that keeps popping up, especially now in the Ruby community.
Not all icons in the Finder are created equal. There are the normal file and folder icons. Then there are disk icons, which appear in the same context as normal icons, but behave differently. Then there are the proxy icons in window title bars. Then there are the quasi-alias icons in the Dock or the Finder sidebar - but even among the Finder sidebar icons, there are differences. These non-obvious inconsistencies are confusing to new users
For instance, the UI finds that a certain card is in the graveyard. It is essential that the UI sub-system does not care why the card is there, or how it got there. It is entirely a dumb client.
Rake tasks to run specs and tests in parallel, to use multiple CPUs and speedup test runtime.
HotKey provides functionality similar to the accesskey attribute, but has many enhancements that allow for more granular control when creating keyboard driven interfaces.
hat's the dirty little secret of our industry; green screen apps are usually pretty darn fast. They aren't simple, though. They are designed for trained users, users who have long since added their app usage patterns to their muscle memory.
An example of the conundrum of transferring print documents to the web, one that has become legendary in some circles, is the film screenplay.
With Scrippets, you can add boxes of nicely-formatted script to your blog. It even works in comments.
Read_from_slave for Rails enables database reads from a slave database, while writes continue to go to the master
FastImage Resize is an extremely light solution for resizing images in ruby by using libgd
Freemium is a bad marketing plan for any premium business that hopes to be the differentiated provider.
There will always be a company that replaces you. At some point your BlackSwan competitor will appear and they will kick your ass. Their product will be better or more interesting or just better marketed than yours, and it also will be free.