Blog / Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 22nd February 2016

February 26, 2016

Stop including all the things - Patrick V

http://www.mikeperham.com/2016/02/09/kill-your-dependencies/

There is a cost to using a gem that many people don’t acknowlege. This blog asks all developers to start to understand what they are actually doing when they include a dependency in their project. Some good examples with Rails gem dependancies and the implications both for application writers and gem publishers.

Flip-Flops — the 1-in-10-million operator - Jack B

http://chrisseaton.com/rubytruffle/flip-flops/ ​ Meet the ruby fip-flop operator. Great for confusing co-workers (or doing something to a contiguous part of a list)

Track of the Week - Richard S

“We’ve been happy lately, thinking about good things to come. Roll on March.”

“Peace Train” by Cat Stevens