Kaxt is a card game designed by Why, used for teaching children programming concepts like execution steps, loops, recursion, etc.
In this blog entry, Joey Hess shows how to play the game using parts from the board game IceHouse.
We quickly mention a bunch of results of WhyDay, including releases of Shoes, Hackety Hack, Camping, Kext, and code golf in Ruby, as well as our standard fare of interesting projects like Rid, MongoMatic, a blog post on writing your own daemons in Ruby, an IRC bot framework, Swimlanes (a git visualization tool from Jim Weirich), and of course, the Ruby 1.9.2 release.
This episode is sponsored by New Relic. New Relic gives you performance monitoring, tracking, and reporting of your web applications.
RubyConf 2014 wrap-up, accelerating your Rails app, RubyGems.org gets redesigned, Heroku wants you to try HTTP Git, and new versions of Rails were released
This episode covers Ruby 2.1.5, the templating libraries Scribble and Curly, a statically-typed Ruby called Rubysierung and Minitest-Reporters.
Tail call optimizations, keeping migrations healthy, how raptor is so much faster, the psychology of SAAS products, and Ru for your CLI all in this episode of the Ruby5!
Command line utilities, autoload paths, a handful of Ruby and Rails releases, security analysis tools, and more on this episode of Ruby5.