iTerm2 - the popular terminal emulator for OSX has added some really neat features. One of those is badges. From the documentation: A badge is a large text label that appears in the top right of a terminal session to provide dynamic status, such as the current host name or git branch. I had some trouble figuring out how to build a badge so I wanted to share a quick walk-through. Thanks to Chris Mar for walking me through the...
This past weekend was the third installment of Ruby For Good. As clichéd as it sounds, this
was the best one yet! The conference was held at the picturesque Smithsonian George Mason School of Conservation. Get ready for lots of photos!
This weekend I had the pleasure of co-hosting Ruby For Good, a conference that brings programmers together to work on projects for a variety of charities and non-profit organizations. This year, adorable kittens were involved.
We recently implemented a stronger, more active, pull request culture at CustomInk, as part of our deploy process. As you may already know, a pull request is a feature on Github that broadcasts to others that you would like to have your changes merged into an upstream project. [note: Turns out it's built into git itself http://git-scm.com/docs/git-request-pull]. We find that it's great for learning what other engineering teams are working on. It's also a great opportunity to share knowledge.