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Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Code

With apologies to Mike Springer. Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and write code. His best applications are masterpieces of

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10,000 Downloads For hudson-remote-api gem

hudson-remote-api has reached 10,000 download! Great to see people using it! Thanks to all who  have downloaded and used the gem.

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Hudson/Jenkins API in Ruby

I updated the README on my Jenkins (Hudson) API gem. Checkout it out, it highlights the gem’s capabilities much better now. https://github.com/Druwerd/hudson-remote-api Once again thanks to everyone who contributed to this gem!

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Continuous Integration in the Cloud

I’ve noticed a growing trend in the number of continuous integration systems in the cloud. Seems like a natural step in web development. Servers, databases, even repositories in the cloud… why not CI? List of latest CI related links I’ve

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hudson-remote-api 0.6.0

Updates to hudson-remote-api gem: Git SCM support Build triggers support Thanks to beeplove for contributing.

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Ruby Case Statement || Ruby Switch Statement

Ruby is awesome but sometimes it throws me a curve ball. At first glance I expected this to output ‘bar’, but instead nothing! Looking at the if statement equivalent, it becomes clear. The “||” operator is evaluated before the comparison

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capistrano + jenkins

Yet another ruby gem: jenkins_cap This one allows you to tie your Capistrano deployment to your Jenkins build, such that a deployment only occurs if the revision (SVN) has been successfully built on Jenkins. The gem pulls data from Jenkin’s

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