Shawn Anderson

Preparing Machines for Workshops with Vagrant, VirtualBox, & Puppet


almost 5 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Teaching a workshop involves a lot of thought and preparation. There’s research to do, content prep, slides to tweak — and you have to figure out...

Chipmunk Gem, version 6.1.3.0.rc1


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Chipmunk is a simple, lightweight, fast, and portable 2D rigid body physics library written in C.I’ve recently helped update the Ruby chipmunk gem...

Chipmunk Gem, version 6.1.3.0.rc1


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Chipmunk is a simple, lightweight, fast, and portable 2D rigid body physics library written in C.I’ve recently helped update the Ruby chipmunk gem...

Acceptance Testing Your Games to Fix Bugs and Provide Regression


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Acceptance testing is hard. It requires thinking through your entire problem and nailing down the expected outputs for a list of inputs. When working on...

Acceptance Testing Your Games to Fix Bugs and Provide Regression


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Acceptance testing is hard. It requires thinking through your entire problem and nailing down the expected outputs for a list of inputs. When working on...

Organize Your Life with Trello


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I am a to-do list junky. If I want to get anything done, I need it written in a list somewhere. I used to go through a lot of index cards to keep this obsession...

Organize Your Life with Trello


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I am a to-do list junky. If I want to get anything done, I need it written in a list somewhere. I used to go through a lot of index cards to keep this obsession...

Framework Docs Are a First-Class Citizen


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Documentation is a crucial part of any good API or framework. Despite this importance, it often gets neglected and treated as an afterthought. I recently...

Framework Docs Are a First-Class Citizen


over 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Documentation is a crucial part of any good API or framework. Despite this importance, it often gets neglected and treated as an afterthought. I recently...

Kicking the Tires on Ruby 2.1 Preview


~4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
A preview of Ruby 2.1 was released a couple of days ago with these release notes: VM (method cache) RGENGC refinements syntax Decimal...