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  • Gem of the Week – Faker
    Use the Faker Gem to Make High Quality, High Volume Fake Data for Testing and Development

    Faker Gem

    In almost every system we build, the first version of a feature involves getting the functional specs right, and the second version usually involves some kind of optimization.  You might build a dashboard and create 3 or 4 records by hand to make sure everything works.  But when it comes time to test and optimize, you […]

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  • History of “Hello, World”

    Hello World

    If you’ve taken even the smallest of baby steps toward learning a programming language, then you’ve almost certainly written a program that printed “Hello, World”, or some version of that, to your console or browser. This is the go-to, cardinal program for introductory software development tutorials and is recognized by developers of all programming languages, […]