Cucumber, Capybara, and the joys of integration testing in Rails (May 3, 2011, 1) - Development is so much more fun with test cases. They give you a big target to aim for, and it feels fantastic when you write the code to make them pass. Tests also avoid or shorten those late-night “oh no! I broke something!” sessions, because you can backtrack to versions that pass the tests. (You
Cool Emacs snapshots (June 9, 2003, 0) - I want to eventually fix my Emacs to look like
Richard Klinda‘s funky w3m customizations.
http://emacs-w3m.namazu.org/ml/msg03995.html has the goods.
Emacs-happy (March 22, 2006, 0) -
Lisp is for Entrepreneurs – Part 2 (Amazon)
Emacs learning curve
There’s something a bit off about the Emacs learning curve graph -
it’s bounded, for one – but yeah, Emacs really is a very different
Evan Monroig said on the emacs-wiki-discuss mailing list:
So after all my wishlist was already there and I didn’t know it…. hehe
and Wei-Hao Lin
konsolekalendar (April 3, 2004, 0) - Description: KDE konsole personal organizer
To support console-based calendaring with KDE, the konsolekalendar
complements the KDE KOrganizer with an according frontend to manage
appointments and your schedule on a text-based console.
This package is part of the official KDE pim module.
Hmm. What is this? I wonder what its interface looks like…
Meeting with Dr. Sarmenta re CS21B (October 15, 2003, 0) - start: 3:30
- Good design
- Object-oriented principles
- Patterns: abstracting and applying to a different situation
- Tokenizing strings
official patterns for doing things
- so most people by default will follow our official pattern
- be very consistent about doing things
- know when the pattern applies
game exercise – modify a game framework; teach them how to