At rubyhoedown, the inimitable Jim Weirich gave an awesome presentation on using the debugger in ruby. Before his new found respect for the ruby debugger, Jim told us that puts statements worked just fine for him.
At Highgroove, we like using the right tool for the job, but we also don’t like getting too bogged down in thinking about what we should use. We recently switched our internal company chat from Skype to Campfire, but it wasn’t a just simple switch to flip.
Active Shipping is a nifty Shipping API extension for Active Merchant. It provides methods for interacting with common shipping carrier APIs. Recently we used Active Shipping on a client’s e-commerce site to provide customers with many shipping options from several carriers.
This week’s Tech Talk was on Sencha Touch, a cross-platform framework aimed at next generation, touch enabled devices.
I’ll be honest. My reaction to my first morning in the Highgroove office was one which I thought I would not be sharing. After talking to a couple other Highgroovers, however, I realized it was a pretty common reaction. To us, our first day felt a little bit like Christmas morning.