Category Archives: Books
What! You tease me with code in Chapter 4 and now there is none in this chapter?!? Oh wait, I guess we should at least figure out what we want to build moving forward. Chapter 5 Well this chapter is … Continue reading
Cool! Now I get to start building stuff. Chapter 4 I just pop open my kermit green command line window and type “rails demo”. And BAM! We’ve got ourselves an application! Ok, so it might not do much yet. But it’s given me … Continue reading
Hmm, well I’ve already zoomed through to chapter 8 in my actual reading/coding. Better start getting these notes cranked out. Oh, and why not purchase the book yourself and follow along. It’d be interesting to get comments from other folks … Continue reading
Got. To. Learn. Ruby. On. Rails. Chapter 2 Chapter 1 was mainly a high-level introduction to Ruby and the Rails framework. Chapter 2 starts off with some of the history behind the MVC pattern and how it was originally intended for … Continue reading
As I mentioned previously, I’m starting to dig into the Ruby language for its elegance and the Rails framework in search of better, more efficient ways to develop web applications. As part of this learning process, I figured it was essential that … Continue reading
I’m doing a good deal of stuff lately: 1. Helping build/standardize the local .NET Users group in San Antonio (Alamo Coders)2. Study/Learn/Grok Domain Driven Design (DDD) and Behavior Driven Design (BDD)3. Put out a production Monorail site for a local … Continue reading
I have been coding ASP.NET for about 4 years now. I had a co-worker bring a book to work title “Essential ASP.NET” by Fritz Onion. I skimmed it and it looked very interesting do to it’s text on application pools … Continue reading
A good introduction to Agile methodologies and basic OO best practices. Pragmatic Programmer by Thomas, Hunt Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
One of the BEST centralized points of programming knowledge. Complete Complete by Steve McConnell Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
I had purchased the “Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#” (PPP) book by Robert C. Martin (aka Uncle Bob) at the beginning of August 2006 and began reading it, but soon began to think that a lot of it’s … Continue reading