Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Level up over lunch: Ruby loves objects on Nov 12 2014



We're happy to announce the first installment of what we're calling "Level up over lunch". From 12:30-1:30p join Lou Scoras as we cover an interesting topic to increase your ruby skill. Since it's our first class, we're offering a 50% discount. Lunch will be provided.

The topic of our first class will be on Objects. Where to use them and what the trade-offs are. Grab a ticket while you can. Only 6 seats available!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Econify Watercooler - S2E2 Premortem and other meetings

It's time for another chat around the watercooler! This week Lou, Spencer, and Vince talk about meetings. Bleh? But wait, some meetings are actually useful and necessary. Have you ever done a pre-mortem? Either way, take a listen and let us know your thoughts.

Also, we should mention that we are hiring senior JavaScript and Rails developers so if you want to join our team please head over to the careers page and then get in contact with us.

Picks

Lou: Pen and Paper
Spencer: Bootstrap Helpers for Ruby
Vince: Trello

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Econify Watercooler S2 E1 - Engines, Middleware, Functional Reactive Programming

Welcome to Season 2 of the Econify Watercooler. We're trying new things and shaking it up a little bit. In this month's episode Lou, Stephen, and Spencer talk about Engines vs Middleware, Functional Reactive Programming, and how to make your Chipotle ordering a bit easier.


Picks:

Lou: Functional Reactive Animation
Stephen: Phaxio
Spencer: Polymer Project

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Econify Watercooler Episode 8 - What grinds our gears

Our final episode of the podcast for this season. Take a listen here as we talk about what grinds our gears. Share with your co-workers and leave a comment or question below!
 

Picks:

Dan: typing.io, closure katas
Andrew: James Mickens[video], The Night Watch[pdf]
Lou: Vim EasyMotion
Stephen: Join.me, Jersey Mike's

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Econify Watercooler Episode 7 - Design by Contract

In Episode 7 of the Podcast we talk about Testing, Design by Contract and how it applies to Ruby. Take a listen here, share with your friends, and leave a comment or question below!
   
Picks:
Dan: Silicon Valley
Lou: Try Ruby, Try Haskell, Try Clojure
Andrew: "Nothing is good"

Friday, May 16, 2014

Econify Watercooler Episode 6 - TDD

Welcome to another episode of the Econify Watercooler. This time around we're discussing Test Driven Development and some of the issues and alternatives. Other goodies too like lazy evaluation and recursion.
Picks:

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Econify Watercooler Episode 5 - Lisp macros and source to source compilers

Episode 5 of the Econify Watercooler is out! Listen in as we chat a bit about Lisp macros and source to source compilers. Have a topic you want us to discuss? Leave us a note in the comments below or reach out to us through our contact page.