Josh Adams – CTO / Principal / Lead Developer – isotope|eleven
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Josh Adams

A bit more about Josh

I am a CTO / Principal / Lead Developer

Josh Adams is a developer and architect with over eleven years of professional experience building production-quality software and managing projects. Josh is isotope|eleven's lead architect, and is responsible for overseeing architectural decisions and translating customer requirements into working software. Josh graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Mathematics and Philosophy. He runs the ElixirSips screencast series, teaching hundreds of developers Elixir. He also occasionally provides Technical Review for Apress Publishing, specifically regarding Arduino microprocessors. When he's not working, Josh enjoys spending time with his family.

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We got our Oculus Rift. Guys, this thing is so unbelievably cool. If you're from around town, plan to come check out the Oculus Rift in person some time and you won't be disappointed...

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Yup, missed a few of these. Feels good to be writing one up again.

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So, on to the links then.

  • conductor.js is a framework for creating sandboxed, embeddable js apps. It's a piece Tony Arcieri intends to use for cryptosphere, that's how I learned of...
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Weekly linkdump hits at the appropriate time again! Huzzah! I'm 2 for 2!

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  • corner_stones are "capybara building blocks for acceptance tests." They aim to help you make acceptance tests be OO. We did this on the work we did for the USPTO (rolled our...
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So I just wanted to be on the record on the internet giving a piece of advice.

ActiveSupport monkeypatches Object and adds a #try method. This method has the following semantics:

1.try(:to_s) #=> "1"1.try(:thats_crazy_no_such_method) #=> nil

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