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February 5, 2013

Jeremy Weiskotten - Five Gems

by Jeremy Weiskotten

Jeremy Weiskotten tells us about 5 of his favorite gems (plus a bonus 6th gem) at the Boston Ruby February 2013 project night. Jeremy's picks are: zeus active_hash simple_form redcarpet better_errors binding_of_caller (bonus gem)

January 8, 2013

The Value of Value Objects

by Jeremy Weiskotten

Value Objects make your code smarter, safer, and more expressive. Learn what Value Objects are, how they help, and some ways to use them in a Rails application.

July 12, 2011


by Jeremy Weiskotten

Jeremy demonstrates how to easily set up continuous integration for your open source projects using Travis CI


by Jeremy Weiskotten

Format dates and times based on human-friendly examples, not arcane strftime directives! Jeremy demonstrates stamp, a new gem he wrote to remove the pain of date and time formatting.

September 14, 2010

Haml, Sass, and Compass for Sane Web Development

by Jeremy Weiskotten

HTML and CSS are ubiquitous on the web, but they were mostly created in a vacuum. Haml, Sass, and Compass provide helpful abstractions and utilities to remove some of the repetition and noise in your code for rapid development and easier maintenance. We'll discuss the basics and general syntax, then dive into some code to see how it really works.