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One day, I'll make the perfect web app language.

* whitespace will be significant, and leading whitespace must be an alternating series of tabs and spaces: `\t \t \t `

* it won't support promises, but it will support wild speculation

* the documentation will simply be a link to StackOverflow

* exactly 30% of the standard library will be API stable (but only on Tuesdays with an odd-numbered day)
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Can we talk for just a sec about why a 200-line rake task is harmful?
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You left out a valued guest.
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I just ajaxified a profile photo/avatar picker almost purely through cargo culting. I'm pretty sure I'm a PHP developer now.
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I went ahead and gemified that gist from yesterday. Because hell, why not?
RubyGems.org is the Ruby community's gem hosting service. Instantly publish your gems and install them. Use the API to interact and find out more information about available gems. Become a contributor and enhance the site with your own changes. Supported by Ruby-central Hosted by Bluebox ...
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Anybody want a purchase invite for http://oneplus.net ... I finally got one, it's good for 24-hours as of this post, and I lack the funds to do it up at the moment.
OnePlus Tech aims to create the best Android smartphones of the market. Top components and attention to detail is what defines our products. No tradeoffs, we #NeverSettle.
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Right then. I did manage to find somebody to take this one. Now I just need to hope that I've been able to hold onto the cash for one by the time he gets his first round of direct invites. Also, fuck randomly-delivered, timeboxed invitations.
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In a world where code review is super lame ... one man eschewed reasonable practices and deployed untested, unreviewed code to production on a Friday evening.
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"So, what's your recommendation for handling these dynamic constants?"

Maybe I'm just a prick, but where I come from, we call those variables.
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Optionally. This is, like, so totally just a tiny little mix-in that lets your classes be super cereals about the stuff their methods get in options hashes, fersure. Installation. Add this line to your application's Gemfile: gem 'optionally'. And then execute: $ bundle ...
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Long time Mr +D Walters
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I may actually be very sad if +StudioMDHR doesn't eventually add my poor little OUYA as a build target for Cuphead.
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