Archive for April, 2012

April 19, 2012 0


By in ruby

Dangerous Cucumber Loading Issue I recently discovered a potentially dangerous issue with how cucumber loads ruby files. The standard cucumber project expects a features directory in which to place your .feature files. Standard practice is to place supporting ruby files in features/support and to place step definitions in features/step_definitions, but that’s just convention. Cucumber recursively […]

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April 17, 2012 0

Fetch and Iterate

By in javascript

Tonight I stumbled across a blog post from the future! Or something like that. On 4/17 at 11:30PM I read a blog post that was published on 4/18 at 1:54. Time zones = time travel. Anyway… It was about finding a cleaner, more succinct, syntax for a standard pattern: fetch_data, process_data, rinse and repeat until […]

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April 3, 2012 1

ANSI color in Windows shells

By in shell

Having used git on windows for over three years now, I’ve fallen back in love with the command line. Bash, of course, not the windows command prompt. Beautiful, ubiquitous, warty bash. Git depends heavily on GNU utilities so on Windows it requires either cygwin or msys. Having been burned by cygwin in the past, I […]

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