Two sides of the same coin. Thanks Joe Gregorio, for reminding us that in the REST world, the client and server views are not the same:
Client resource: Employee
URI: Found in the ‘href’ of each object in Employee List.
“People just share this stuff with you?” I wouldn’t switch to
Microsoft Novell Linux, but the spoof ad is funny.
The truthiness of nil. My favorite is foo || false, although it’s longer than !!foo. Either, thanks Tim Lucas for reminding us again that nil is not false. (A common Ruby gotcha)
Going green. InfoWorld is going green: no forests harmed in delivering these news. I’m going to miss the colorful magazine covers with the pretty pictures, which I never read anyway. But now that the deadtree delivery is dead, and anyway we checked the feed before heading to the office, a serious question pops up. What do we put in the lobby to keep our visitors occupied?
Peeling the onion. Giles Bowkett asks:
“the question of to what extent Rails is simply doing onions better than any other onions framework out there.”
(Not sure what he means by onions? Read Avi Bryant’s post for context) Under the surface is the assumption that Rails is a mini evolution of a technology we used 10~15 years ago, and we’re just going full neutral in first gear. But I know I’m not the only one who decided to switch back to the onion. And I think that is the more interesting story at play.