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GitHub - infovore/pinboard-bookmachine: Generate paperbacks from your Pinboard links
"Bookmachine takes your Pinboard links and makes paperback books of them: one 6"x9" book a year."
pinboard  tomarmitage  via:caseygollan  ruby  books  papernet 
august 2016 by robertogreco
Hello Ruby
"Hello Ruby is the world's most whimsical way to learn about computers, technology and programming. The story started with a book, and now Ruby continues her adventures in exercises, games and apps. It’s suited for kids age 5 years and older (but even adults might learn something new)."
ruby  books  education  programming  lindaliukas  kids  children 
july 2016 by robertogreco
Commonplace: a wiki-like way to store and browse Markdown writings
"What is Commonplace?

I write quite a bit, usually in Markdown, but I usually keep all my markdown files scattered around my hard-drive. Commonplace is a simple wiki-like system to store and browse your markdown files. It works by reading .md files from a directory you configure (my advice would be to keep this directory backed up through Dropbox). The name draws inspiration from commonplace books.

Commonplace is not meant to be a markdown editor, even though it includes basic editing capabilities. There are a number of tools that do the markdown editing job extremely well - I happen to use Byword for Mac but you get to choose your own poison. If you edit the markdown files in an external editor, changes are reflected here after a refresh."
markdown  ruby  wikis  webdev  commonplacebooks  search  notes  notetaking  text  via:frankchimero  webdesign 
february 2015 by robertogreco
sferik/active_emoji · GitHub
"A collection of emoji aliases for core Ruby methods. Makes Ruby code easier to read and write, especially for children and people who don't know English.

This project is named with the goal of eventually being merged into Ruby on Rails. Stranger things have happened."
emojo  coding  ruby  rubyonrails  programming  children  kids 
january 2015 by robertogreco
gSchool — Galvanize
"Learn from the best and launch a new path through gSchool's immersive developer training programs, or gain an edge with a gSchool workshop."

"We turn smart, driven beginners into marketable, contributing members of development teams over the course of our 24-week long developer training programs. Our full stack curriculum includes Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, Responsive Design, Database, APIs, Version Control, and Test Driven Development - but our main focus is Rails."

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colorado  sanfrancisco  coding  education  gschool  ruby  rubyonrails  javascript  css3  html5  responsivedesign  development  programming  responsivewebdesign 
august 2014 by robertogreco
Jennifer Eliuk - Apprenticeships - I implore you! - Burlington Ruby Conference 2014 on Vimeo
"The increase in web development vocational programs means a steady supply of junior developers, but are we prepared to help them become productive members of our teams?

These programs were created in response to the need for more developers, but I fear without apprenticeships to bridge the gap, we’re simply moving the bottleneck upstream.

In the absence of an established, structured program, I’ve had to figure out what it means to be a software apprentice and ensure I’m building skills and learning best practices daily. Conversely, the senior developers have had to think about how to integrate apprentices and provide purposeful learning opportunities.

In this talk, I’ll share my experience coming from a vocational web development school and the apprenticeship program we’re developing at Democracy Works, Inc."
apprenticeships  education  learning  jennifereliuk  employment  mentorship  coding  ruby  teambuilding  teams  via:nicolefenton  2014  teaching  howwelearn  howweteach  programming  mentorships  intangibles  fulfillment 
august 2014 by robertogreco
cantino/huginn · GitHub
"Huginn is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Huginn's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed event flow graph. Think of it as Yahoo! Pipes plus IFTTT on your own server. You always know who has your data. You do."
automation  ruby  ifttt  github  yahoopipes  onlinetoolkit 
july 2014 by robertogreco
Jekyll • Simple, blog-aware, static sites
"Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs."

"Free hosting with GitHub Pages

Sick of dealing with hosting companies? GitHub Pages are powered by Jekyll, so you can easily deploy your site using GitHub for free—custom domain name and all."

[Migration from Wordpress, Tumblr, Drupal, Posterous, Blogger, etc.: ]
cms  ruby  web  webdev  jekyll  migration  github  hosting  static  blogging  webdesign 
august 2013 by robertogreco
"Have fun and make games, or hack your homework using Ruby!
Just tell your parents or teachers you're learning Ruby programming... ;) Free and works on any computer. Click here to see what it looks like."
srg  edg  children  tools  web  howto  development  education  learning  coding  programming  kids  ruby  teaching 
december 2011 by robertogreco
stellar2twitter at master from mattb/flotsam - GitHub
"Turn your Stellar flow into a Twitter timeline using Ruby as follows:"
stellar  ruby  mattbiddulph  twitter 
october 2011 by robertogreco
Ruby for kids
"With Ruby, and the gosu gem you can do it. It is fairly easy to get going. And if you follow our screencasts, you can have a game going in minutes!

Also, take a look at our recent Show and Tell to get some ideas of the games that can be built by beginners. Have fun!"
ruby  programming  kids  education  learning  coding  tcsnmy  edg  srg  glvo  children 
february 2011 by robertogreco
SimpleLog. A simple (and free!) Ruby on Rails weblog application.
"helps you focus on writing above all else. SimpleLog has all the features you want in a weblogging applicaton wrapped in an efficiently designed interface that eliminates clutter. By focusing on simplicity and usability, SimpleLog allows you to spend you
blogging  applications  ruby  onlinetoolkit  opensource  programming  webapps  webdesign  webdev  freeware 
october 2007 by robertogreco

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