Introducing…

By Nic Young


The Siyelo entourage of geeks has grown in the last couple of months, and the newcomers would like to say hi. They’ve put a lot of effort into this pageant, so do us a favor and humor them with a smile.

newcomers, welcoming

Git Glone

By Glenn Roberts


If you often mis-type commands like me…

git, mistyping

Abstracting a Service

By Stuart Corbishley


Just as the dust settles from this years RubyFuza, I finally have a moment to reflect on how great it was.

talks

Your Git Squash-merge Is Bad

By Glenn Roberts


… and you should feel bad.

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Here’s our recommended reading list for the coming week

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This week we start of Dev Chat with one of Dalibor’s favourite videos at the moment- Adventure Time Bacon Pancakes New York Remix - 10 Hours of bacon and pancakes remixed with Alicia Keys’ New York. Great way to end off a Friday afternoon.

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Rails Security Vulnerabilities

By Ile Eftimov


Last Tuesday, everyone in the Rails world launched into action after this tweet. An unusual “Upgrade IMMEDIATELY” advisory.

rails, security, vulnerability

It’s a new year and hey, so much for the Mayan Calendar prediction. Welcome back to most of our readers, may 2013 continue without anymore “end of the world” prediction theories.

weekly-roundup

Thou Shalt Clean Thy Branches: Git Rebase

By Glenn Roberts


If you’re going to rewrite (git) history you better know what you’re doing.

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So the Mayan apocalypse was a dud… Thankfully so because it would’ve ruined a perfect day in Cape Town.

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