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Totally forgot to post here last week so this week it's a special, bumper, 'rollover' edition of link goodness. Here we go... We're hard at work putting the finishing touches to our second generation API right now. The new API uses OAuth as opposed to HTTP Basic for authentication, so OAuthPlayground popped up at just the right time. In the latest Clean Coders episode, 'uncle' Bob Martin talks about the… Continue reading
What we've been Instapapering this week: We do a lot of testing at FreeAgent, for good reason. We also do peer reviews of code so Why code review beats testing: evidence from decades of programming research was an encouraging read. Robert X Cringely's column is always worth reading. Recently he wrote about The Second Coming of Java, in which he asks if database servers switch to SSDs and disk I/O… Continue reading
What we've been reading about this week: New Relic regularly release statistics about the apps they're monitoring. The latest State of the Stack makes for interesting reading as usual. It shows that Ruby 1.9.2 is fast catching up with 1.8.7 and Rails 3.0 is the most popular Rails version. Thin and Passenger are still by far the most popular dispatchers. If you're interested, FreeAgent is currently running on Ruby 1.9.2-p180… Continue reading
There’s a whole lot of talk in our Campfire dev chat room all week, and quite a few links get thrown in there. It’s hard to keep up sometimes, so I’ve decided to start collating them for posterity and to share with our developer community each week. So here are the main things we’ve been reading about this week: Moneta is a library by Yehuda Katz that provides a single… Continue reading