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Don't "Good to Great" Your Dev Team

Leadership books can provide a lot of great information about how to run companies.  I’ve read a lot of great ones, some not so great ones, and some shitty ones.  The problem with most of them is they were not written by software developers, for software developers. Trying to…

Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration

While these two topics are often discussed in the same context, they are in many ways, opposing ideas. Continuous Delivery requires a path to production for any code that is ready to be released but Continuous Integration says you should be integrating all of your latest code together multiple times…

Twister Tracker Beta

I officially opened up the site I’ve been working on this morning to new users.  You can signup for free at www.twistertracker.com and start tracking severe storms and tornadoes as they happen.…

Ruby Version Manager (RVM)

So I’ve been struggling lately after trying to update my native/macport installation of Ruby/RubyGems/Rails to 1.9.2 and Rails3.  After tons and tons of errors I decided to try RVM. Worked like a champ!  I was up and running in less than 10 minutes. I’…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-07

This morning's run in #boulder I found a nice steep hill to run up on Dakota Ridge. http://connect.garmin.com/activity/55700069 # Brewing some india brown ale. http://twitpic.com/34v1qh #craftbeer #…