Robby Russell

Happy holidays!


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Yesterday, those of us who were still at the PLANET ARGON office (and not already on vacation) took the afternoon off yesterday to have a few drinks to...

New Years Restorations


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Finally, a break from a hectic week at the office. I spent most of my week working on some servers and outlining some of our plans for where we will be...

Those that Tend the Store need Dialogue


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
I’ve been keeping my eye on a series of blog posts by Chad Fowler, which he calls The Big Rewrite. Today, Chad posted an entry titled, Who&#8217...

Working in Portland Coffee Shops and Cafes Reviews, part 2


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
During the summer of 2005, I wrote a post that listed several coffee shops in Portland, Oregon that I found to be really good places to work on your laptop...

Review: Highrise, part 1


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
So, today I got what I’ll call a platinum ticket from one of our pals at 37signals for their upcoming new application, Highrise, which is what they...

RailsConf 2007 in style


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Wow, this is pretty cool. CDBaby is sponsoring conference passes AND twenty rooms at the Jupiter Hotel in Portland, OR during RailsConf 2007 to the...

Apple listens to Robby and releases an iPhone


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Well, they must be listening to me. A few months ago, I posted that I was looking to switch mobile services. Well, I switched over to Cingular after...

Meet the Cheat


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Hey! You’re a cheater! Well, if you’re not… I’m hoping to make one out of you. “A thing worth having is a thing...

The Zen of Auto Rspec


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Several months ago, I heard that people were using a program called autotest to have their tests continue to run as you made changes to your code base,...

Every Second Counts with a Piston in your Trunk


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Recently, I wrote about using RSpec and autotest (...which I think should be called autospec) together to help boost productivity while working on Rails...