171 RR Evaluating Yourself

by Charles Max Wood on August 27, 2014

Panel

Discussion

02:42 – Evaluating Yourself

03:13 – Figuring Out Your Momentum

Life Balance

08:09 – Learning New Things

09:42 – How To Learn

10:20 – Other Types of Thinking

12:57 – “Thinking Like a Computer”

  • Measuring Success with Numbers

19:56 – Measuring Progress

27:14 – Areas of Interest

29:33 – Other Metrics or Stats for Evaluation

34:22 – Getting Over Self-Doubt

38:51 – Feedback

42:54 – Measuring Perspective

  • Social Skills

47:27 – The Rogues Evaluate Themselves

53:39 – Evaluating Non-Technical Skills

Picks

Book Club

Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford

Next Week

Extreme Deployment with Badri Janakiraman and Florian Motlik

Transcript

CHUCK:  Yes.

JAMES:  I’ve been sweating these questions since they arrived.

CHUCK:  Good questions.

SARON:  [Chuckles] Oh. Are they [inaudible]?

JAMES:  Scribbling answers, crossing them out, scribbling answers, crossing them out.

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Panel

Discussion

02:53: Guest Introductions

03:47 – Start of Padrino

05:59 – Features

07:08 -Writing Apps in Padrino

10:14 – Default Stacks

12:22 – Crossing Over – Simple to Complex

17:38 – Sinatra vs. Padrino

23:47 – Tradeoffs Between Larger Frameworks

25:28 – Stacking Gems

27:46 – Applications and Modules

31:23 – Architectural Problems

38:07 – Embedding URL’s

39:37 – Tutorials for Padrino

41:31 – Future of Padrino

44:09- Padrino 1.0

46:07- Front-End Framework Support

51:25 – Sinatra with Padrino Projects

54:45 – Auth Libraries

See Also

  • Press for blog posts and some tutorials

Picks

Book Club

Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford

Next Week

Rogues Only - Evaluating Yourself

Transcript

[Electronic buzzing sounds]

AVDI:  Oh hey, there’s a real replicant. I tell you what Dave, I didn’t understand you but my microwave perked right up.

[Laughter]

DAVID:  Excellent. Is she free on Tuesday night? 

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