Trip back from OSCON (Rob Kaye's crazy hair)

I'm back from OSCON and had a great time. It was fun to meet and talk with so many interesting people. One of the most interesting I met after the conference en route home.

While in the airport standing in the queue to get on the plane Rob Kaye was …

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2005 OSCON Ruby on Rails Presentation

I'm up at OSCON and have attended 4 sessions in the past two days. My favorite so far was the Rails talk.

David Hainemeier Hansson (the creator of Rails) did a great job presenting, and I was very impressed by the framework he has implemented. The main gist of Rails …

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Testing - an afterthought for opensource?

From my experience commercial testing of software consists of manual qa (grunt labor). Little is automated. I personally feel that even with a slight investment by developers to create unit tests, that effort would pay off later (especially in the crunch time before a big release where fixing a bug …

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