Let's face it: a Macbook Pro is the most common machine for web developers right now. What is it about Mac OS that everyone loves? It is the native linux shell you get with terminal, the ability to use xcode for native iOS apps, the ability to test on safari browser, or maybe just the sleek, timeless interface? It's nice to have a powerful Macbook, but it's not nice to pay Apple's full price tag. My '09 Macbook started suddenly turning off on me, and I wanted something a little more powerful. Also, I really wanted to upgrade from the 13" screen to the 15". However, I didn't want to fork over the $2000+ to get my dream machine from the Apple store. Luckily, with some research and a little tweaking I was able to get a very solid machine for just barely over $1000. Here's how...
Yep, I got this example working today as an example for an upcoming talk I'm given about AWS Lambda. Here's the beautiful email in my inbox, sent from my AWS Lambda function:
I'm going to try to keep this one short because my sister is waiting for me to be ready to go out! :) I'm visiting her in London currently, and I went to a nice entrepreneur meetup discussion group with some interesting people. Here are some key things that I took away from it and want to remember.
So I'm almost finished reading this book, BDD in Action, by John Ferguson Smart, and I think it is really a fantastic book. Despite the wacky, ugly-looking cover, this is a super-awesome software development book that pretty much revolutionized the way I think about unit testing- and I think a LOT about unit testing so this must be a pretty big deal. I would highly recommend this book to anyone trying to wrap their head around behavior driven development, but in this post I'm going to reveal the crux of BDD- spoiler alert!
This is a fantastic video on Continuous Integration. I features speakers from Sauce Labs and CloudBees speaking about what CI should be for you and how to get stated with Sauce Labs and Jenkins.
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