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.
What does Spring have to do with Rails 4.1, Rails security news, a few cool tips like pundit, pry rescue and RASK, good advice for upgrading to capistrano 3, and the plan to sunset bundler all in this RubyLoco-powered Ruby5.
This week we watch, lint, memoize, error handle, say hello to and write more idiomatic Ruby.
Ruby fixes a heap overflow, Rack::Attack protects your app from abusive clients, a proposal for changing Rails Session Storage, learn about Rake File Tasks and Demystify the Ruby GC.
In this episode, automatic length validations for your ActiveRecord models, Angular.js vs Ember.js, the Ionic framework, Watson for inline issue tracking and faking it with remote services.