College Roomate: So you know vi? Me: Of course, that would be command shift-Z-Z
This is a conversation I had about twenty years ago. For most of my Unix editing I got by with pico and I found the modal nature of vi downright frustrating. Hence the importance of knowing the command to escape [...]
I’ve been running Jenkins as my CI solution for years now, but for the first 6 months at my new job I used it in an entirely new way. The typical CI pattern is you setup to run against checkins to your master branch run all the unit tests, and depending on how sophisticated you [...]
Working with my pair yesterday we ran into an issue testing a view that pulled in several partials. In the interest of making progress we punted after about half an hour of trying to setup expectations on the partials and just tested the negative cases where we didn’t have to worry about the partials being [...]
My daughter spent an hour the other day cutting holes, drawing red bricks, and pasting grass along the bottom of a simple cardboard box. It’s a common story among parents, especially of small children that despite spending a lot of money on a gift, the kid ends up enjoying the box and ignoring the toy.