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Just rehearsed my talk for GopherCon. 23 minutes. Some tweaking to do, but I'm sitting at a pretty good time!
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Awesome, see you there :D
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Dodged another tornado. These are much scarier now that we have a child.
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Like https://cucumber.io? Like Go? You might be able to give some input on gorkin.
gorkin - an experimental implementation of cucumber for Go.
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Thanks for the feedback, Roger. State is there with the isolation struct. Here's the scenario[1] that covers that. The test is a little weird because I'm attempting to test gorkin with itself. But you can see that lines 47-52 will test the isolation of state.

It looks like Cucumber has a concept of "hooks"[2] that I could implement to allow for setup/teardown.

[1] https://github.com/kat-co/gorkin/blob/master/features/feature-runner.feature#L42-L88
[2] https://github.com/cucumber/cucumber/wiki/Hooks
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Magit just got a huge update. I think it's the best way to interface with git, even if you don't like emacs.
It's Magit! A Git Porcelain inside Emacs ========================================= Magit is an interface to the version control system Git, implemented as an Emacs package. Magit aspires to be a complete Git porcelain. While we cannot (yet) claim that Magit wraps and improves upon each and every ...
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I've not mentioned Meta-Ex here, have I? Because the right way to play music is obviously to do it on a synthesiser controlled via a lisp program, and to hack that lisp program while the performance is going on...
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Like https://cucumber.io? Like Go? You might be able to give some input on gorkin.
gorkin - an experimental implementation of cucumber for Go.
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Check out cucumber.io for more information.

It looks like goconvey does BDD, but in code. Cucumber does BDD by executing against plain text feature files. This allows the behavior -- or user stories -- to be developed in say, Google Docs, by a business analyst, or someone who doesn't know how to code, or doesn't want to code. This is the entire point of Cucumber.
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Seems appropriate to share today.  +Lori Cox-Buday, thank you for 12 wonderful years.
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I almost can't believe it. I'm so happy. #lovewins

This is going to make almost every aspect of my life easier. Not different, just easier.
"The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote after recounting the legal struggles faced by same-sex partners.
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USA you surprised me, never thought this would happen. Seems like we're behind on equality in Germany now.
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Many already know that #juju is awesome for deployment and orchestration but what about development? Hint: It is http://fromanegg.com/post/121456490632/using-juju-for-development
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This is most amusing!
Female scientists have been responding to the sexist remarks of a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, using the hashtag #Distractinglysexy.
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The BBC News's coverage of this included a warning:

"WARNING: the photos below are not graphic in the slightest."
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Writing, Rational Thought, Problem Solving, Capacity to Learn, Go, C#, Java, JavaScript, C, C++, HTML, CSS, Lisp, LaTeX, Emacs
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  • Canonical Ltd.
    Engineering Manager, 2014 - present
  • Reinsurance Group of America
    Senior Systems Analyst, 2005 - 2014
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Consummate introvert. Writer, gamer, and total computer nerd.
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When people ask me what it is I enjoy doing, I usually rattle off a list of things that tickle my intellect. I'd much rather be programming, or reading, or writing, or playing games than sitting in a bar. An intimate dinner with friends is preferable to a club.

Professionally, I enjoy several aspects of my occupation including: system architecture, programming, and interacting with my friends in the business. I love studying programming languages, and computer science in general.
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I've written two books.
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  • University of Missouri St. Louis
    BS Computer Science, 2000 - 2005
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This will be a review of the ski portion of Devil's head. We went to Devil's Head for a weekend trip after Christmas, but before New Years. I've been there several times before. Skiing: The slopes are some of the better ones I've tried in the mid-west. They're not going to rival ski resorts with access to mountains, but it's pretty good for the midwest. The runs were well groomed, the chair-lifts were well operated, and the equipment is decent. All in all a good time. Lodging: My expectations here were low since I feel ski resorts are notorious for focusing on the skiing and not the lodging. It's nice for what it is even though I felt like I was staying in a college dorm. The rooms are plain, but tidy and pretty clean. My only real complaint would be the half-inch gap below the door which lets all kinds of noise in. Restaurants: Here's where my real complaint is. The restaurants here are AWFUL. Just awful. There are several different restaurants on the grounds to fit different needs. We tried the Cliffhaus Cafe, Dante's Restaurant, and Cornucopia. The Cliffhaus Cafe is about what you would expect from a cafeteria style restaurant full of hungry families. The food was pretty bad though and was consistently old or cold (if it should have been hot). Oh well, it's just cafeteria food. Dante's restaurant is a sit-down restaurant; think Applebees without decorations. We went here for dinner the first night and waiting 2 hours for even our appetizers to come. They were very understaffed for a busy Friday night, and since the kitchen is partially open I was able to see 2, maybe 3 highschool boys milling around casually preparing food -- which, speaking of -- is like food from a stadium. Overcooked, fried, unseasoned. Blah. Our big dinner was at Cornucopia the next night. It's a nice looking place with an upscale menu (and prices). We were all tired and looking for a nice home-cooked meal. Let me first state that our waitress was great. She was professional, and obviously experienced. What she brought us back from the kitchen was prepared by a group of people who obviously weren't. I ordered the Filet Minion, medium well, with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. The steak came out medium rare and on my sister's plate. Her sirloin was on mine. I sent mine back to be cooked some more, but all they did was char the outside to a crisp and leave the inside rare. It was obvious to me they had no idea how to cook a steak. Two other steaks at the table were raw as well. My wife ordered broccoli as a side and instead got baby carrots. Raw baby carrots. After expressing our concerns to the waitress a little, she let on that these people were hired seasonally and that the bartender had never bartended, and the cooks had never cooked. Mystery solved. I will say that they comped our bill entirely which was an extraordinary gesture considering we had worked our way through some soups, salads, and beers which were perfectly acceptable. All in all, Devil's head is a pretty good place to ski, but I would pass on staying/eating at the lodge if you can help it.
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Atmosphere is cute, and the food is delicious! Best fries I've had in awhile, but beware: large here means large!
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I always love going to MoKaBe's! Great coffee, surprisingly good food, and you can't beat the people! A must in St. Louis.
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