Articles

2015

Gall's Law

Complex systems evolve from working, simple systemsWorking Systems, Budgets, and SchedulingIn the 1975 book “Systemat...

2014

The power of Yes and No

Avdi Grimm's take on the power of Yes and NoThe power of wordsThis post is a little different. Avdi Grimm is a smart ...

Ruby Newbie

You are a Ruby Newbie, how do you get started with Ruby and Rails?Recommended startup tutorialI’ve gotten several req...

Loading Ruby Code

Let's understand how Ruby can load code. Part of the Understanding Pry series.What methods are exposed for loading code?

Git Gems and Local Gems

Git Gems, Local Gems, and BundlerUsing git gemsBundler is’t limited to gemservers. It can load gems from remote git r...

Binstubs

Binstubs are wrapper scripts to set the proper environment for executablesRuby tools correspond to activated gemsRuby...

Bundler

Bundler manages the dependencies between Ruby gems.Bundler is a package dependency managerBundler provides a consiste...

RubyGems

Managing your Ruby Gems with RubyGems and the gem command.RubyGems is a package managerRubyGems is a package manager ...

Ruby Gems

To fully understand the Rails workflow, we need to understand the various tools.Let's start with Ruby Gems.What are R...

Vendor everything

For Ruby projects, manage dependencies without RVM gemsets.Vendor everything to document your code and manage depende...

Introducing Poole

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde tells the story of a lawyer investigating the connection of two persons, ...

Example content

Howdy! This is an example blog post that shows several types of HTML content supported in this theme.Cum sociis nat...

2013

What's Jekyll?

Jekyll is a static site generator, an open-source tool for creating simple yet powerful websites of all shapes and si...