Shawn Anderson

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...

Opal.rb: Ruby in the Browser


~4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I fell in love with the idea of writing Ruby code in my browser long ago. I promptly wrote that dream off as impossible and learned coffeescript. But while...

Spying on Your WPF Applications with Snoop


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
If you’re developing WPF applications and do not have Snoop installed; install it now. I’ll wait. Installed? Good. Snoop is an open source tool...

Spying on Your WPF Applications with Snoop


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
If you’re developing WPF applications and do not have Snoop installed; install it now. I’ll wait. Installed? Good. Snoop is an open source tool...

Ruby FFI for Quick Prototyping


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I recently found myself trying to answer the question “Is there a quick way to talk to a USB HID device from Windows via Ruby?”. The short answer...

Ruby FFI for Quick Prototyping


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I recently found myself trying to answer the question “Is there a quick way to talk to a USB HID device from Windows via Ruby?”. The short answer...

Learning & Presenting at SCaLE 12x


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Last weekend, I lead a workshop on game development at the 12th installment of the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) — a community-run, open-source...

Learning & Presenting at SCaLE 12x


almost 4 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Last weekend, I lead a workshop on game development at the 12th installment of the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) — a community-run, open-source...

Why Use Git?


over 3 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I recently was asked to teach a workshop at Hope College on Git. I am jealous of the students that attended. Their curriculum includes things like unit...

Why Use Git?


over 3 years ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I recently was asked to teach a workshop at Hope College on Git. I am jealous of the students that attended. Their curriculum includes things like unit...