At Engine Yard we are on a continuous journey to provide you with tools to minimize your operational burden, moving you towards friction free NoOps application deployments. Today we are pleased to share an exciting new capability which was one of the top asks from our Ruby community. Yes, we are talking about support for containers in Engine Yard.Read More
Jay Fields is the author of Working Effectively with Unit Tests, the author of Refactoring: Ruby Edition, a software engineer at DRW Trading. He has a passion for discovering and maturing innovative solutions. He has worked as both a full-time employee and consultant for many years.Read More
The Leprechauns of Software Engineering’, which debunks myths common in Software Engineering. He explains how folklore turns into fact and what to do about it. More specifically we hear about findings of his research into the primary sources of theories like the 10X Programmer, the Exponential Defect Cost Curve and the Software Crisis.Read More
When you need customized enterprise solutions, do you tend to hire the expertise you need to develop the necessary applications or do you contract it out? When you consider that added overhead of hiring a full-stack developer salary, you may find it more cost-effective to rent the expertise you need rather than hire it.Read More
Ruby on Rails is now firmly in the mainstream. A steady stream of people have good reasons to want to use Rails but don’t know where to begin. The resource list below is a solid starting. It includes tutorials, books, blogs, podcasts…Read More
We interviewed Adam Tornhill, a software architect who combines degrees in Engineering and Psychology to get a different perspective on software. We discuss his book…Read More
Management is not about being in charge. We usually associate the term “manager” with people managers. At first glance, a people manager’s job consists of bossing people around – telling them what to do. For example, engineering managers no longer write much code…Read More
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