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09/04/13

Does CoffeeScript Have a Future?

CoffeeScript has made the landscape of JavaScript development so much more interesting. There is no doubt that CoffeeScript has emerged. Rails and any other framework worth its salt ships with support for it. Github’s internal style guide promotes it. We write it religiously at Gaslight. But Kevin Rockwood recently came...

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08/30/13

July / August Video Wrap-up

July CincyCocoaDev: Lightning Talks Dominic Macanas: UIAutomation from the command line with Tuneup.js Jonathon Hibbard: Cocoa Controls Top Picks Alex Robinson: View layout debugging with Reveal Jeremy Black: Project Nomad Doug Sjoquist: AppCooker and AppTaster demo - building quick prototypes July CincyRB: Ruby Warrior Ruby Warrior code review, Ifs the...

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08/29/13

Gaslight Podcast: Ember.js with Yehuda Katz and Tom Dale

Your browser does not support the audio element. For this episode Kevin and Chris met up with Tom Dale and Yehuda Katz, cofounders of Tilde and creators of Ember.js. You’ll learn why Ember.js was created, why you should use it to make amazing products like Skylight, and you’ll get insight...

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08/28/13

How to Remove All Elements from a Meteor Collection

Meteor collections have a remove() method. For example, on a Post collection, you can call Post.remove("3WRHexCGhZdSa3H9L") // remove a post with that mongo '_id' Post.remove({title:"How to Blog"}) // remove a post with that title Post.remove({}) // remove every post The catch is that you’re not allowed to call Post.remove({}) from...

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08/21/13

I Survived Dev Bootcamp

Tyler Shipe is a talented and creative guy, who found himself working a desk job at a financial services company. A self-described child of “geeks”, and increasingly interested in the world of programming, he decided to take the plunge and apply to Chicago’s Dev Bootcamp. We’re really excited by this...

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08/19/13

I Like Pry But...

Everytime I talk about Pry I invariably hear “I like Pry but…”. More specifically, “I like Pry, but I wish I could step”, and “I like Pry, but can’t I do all this in debugger?”. My article is an attempt to squash this, and get more people trying Pry. Let’s...

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