Debugging an HTTP Client Library

I’ve been trying to use Benoit Chesneau’s hackney library to hit the Wistia API from an Elixir program. Between the fact that hackney is still under rapid development, and the…

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The day my gems disappeared

So my Rakefile kept telling me RSpec wasn’t installed. begin require ‘rspec/core/rake_task’ RSpec::Core::RakeTask.new(:spec) task :default => :spec task :spec => :dotenv rescue LoadError warn “RSpec unavailable; spec task not defined”…

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My Screencasting Process

A bunch of people have asked about my screencasting process for RubyTapas. My process is a work in progress that I frequently iterate on, so this is really just a…

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Letter to a Young Developer

I’ve been getting some emails from young developers wanting to “level up” as programmers. I’m definitely not the first to write about this topic, so I’m not sure how much…

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