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RailsConf08: (opinion) ttyrec and my advice to session presenters

RailsConf was fantastic. A huge thank-you goes out to everyone who took the time to create presentations and sessions. Creating them is a lot of work and I commend you for preparing them. One common negative theme, however, was this: Live coding isn’t efficient and it is bug-prone. It doesn’t matter who you are or [...]
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Pair Programming with screen

I want to share a simple tip that I learned from Jim Weirich (author of rake, xml builder, and rubygems) this weekend at RailsConf: You can do pair programming with screen. When I learned about this I asked around and apparently everyone knew about this already, but I had never done it. Here’s how you [...]
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