Monthly Archives: December 2013

Visualizing Garbage Collection in Ruby and Python

Visualizing Garbage Collection in Ruby and Python

A great read on garbage collection in Ruby and Python and how it can affect and speed up unit tests!

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Working with 154 million records on Azure Table Storage – the story of “Have I been pwned?”

Working with 154 million records on Azure Table Storage – the story of “Have I been pwned?”

What a great use of Azure!  Loved reading this post about handling 150+ million records of data.  The site (Have I Been Pwned) looks real nice and clean too.

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5 Free Tools To Clean Up Your CSS

5 Free Tools To Clean Up Your CSS

Here is a great resource for cleaning, formatting, and beautifying CSS for projects!

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Integrating Payments in a Rails application

Integrating Payments in a Rails application

Step by step how to integrate Stripe payment system into a Rails application!

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Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

In 1968 the federal minimum wage was enough to keep a family of 3 out of poverty!  Think about that for a minute.  Today’s federal minimum wage, $7.25 / hour.  80 hours of work, you take home $475 after taxes.  $240 a week…

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What’s New in Git 1.8.5

What’s New in Git 1.8.5

A great read on some of the new items presented in the latest Git release, 1.8.5

Now with per site HTTP variables!  😉

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Rails Community has a Security Problem

Rails Community has a Security Problem

A good read on the status of security within the Rails community.

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