Not too long ago I received a coveted notification from Google to inform me of my opportunity to join the “Glass Explorers” program. It’s a cool opportunity, but by no means is it like rolling in with a rock star pass. Nope, instead you get to buy the Google Glass, approx, $1,500.00, and then go to one of three locations to pick them up (you pay your own travel). So I chose the greatest location, because of the city it was in, Chelsea Market in New York City. So the family and I drove up and stayed two evenings at the Jade Hotel in Greenwich Village and enjoyed a lot of what NYC has to offer. But none of this is really important, what follows next is the crux of this whole post. Continue reading
As a front-end developer I have to always be sure that whatever feature I roll out works for my customers. In the past I had to stand up multiple VMs of various Windows OSs and Internet Explorer versions. The Windows XP with IE6 is a favorite of mine. But now, thanks to Microsoft, there is modern.ie…
DISCLAIMER – I want to clarify the title that I will be using for this series of posts. I know what Ruby on Rails is, but I am taking a different approach. I am learning Ruby, the language, while also working with Rails, the framework. So I am digging through the famous Pickaxe book to learn about the language of Ruby and I am also working through Rails3 in Action. This is the story of my journey.