Archive for April, 2009

Cucumber

The more I use Cucumber on the Blacklight project, the more I like it. Sometimes, when I’m feeling lazy, it seems that it’s just taking up my time. But every time I use it I’m glad I did. Cucumber holds my hand as I write my features and scenarios. Write scenarios, watch them fail, copy-paste the output to a step, write the application code, pass, move on. When I’m done, I’ve got running code that specifies a feature and its scenarios. This really paid off the other day when I was refactoring the code behind Blacklight’s search history feature.

Successful Lisp

I’ve been using this as my introduction to Lisp: Successful Lisp. So far I’m finding it to be a wonderful resource.

chris blogs: Ruby Symbols are not Lisp symbols

I’ve started learning Lisp. I already know Ruby quite well, having used it for years now. Lisp symbols as are different than Ruby symbols: chris blogs: Ruby Symbols are not Lisp symbols.


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