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RubyConf 2018 Recap
By Miles Z. Sterrett /

Fretless attended RubyConf 2018. Here are some of the talks that tickled our fancy.

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Take Care of Your Competitive Advantage
By Miles Z. Sterrett /

People are your competitive advantage. Don't neglect them! Miles explores the challenge of keeping up with your team, even when everything seems fine.

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Rails Router: How it Do
By Seth Baughman /

Seth wanted to better understand how routing works in Ruby on Rails. Warning: Seth does not do things halfway.

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Debugging Karma + PhantomJS
By Davey Strus /

You can still use your normal browser's developer tools to debug Karma tests when you use the PhantomJS launcher. Davey shows you how.

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Introducing Seth Baughman
By Davey Strus /

Chemist. Mechanical engineer. Wakeboarder. Bodybuilder. Ghostbuster. I only made one of those up. (Or rather, Dan Aykroyd made it up.) Anyway, meet Seth Baughman.

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Management Isn't a Bad Word
By Miles Z. Sterrett /

Developers (and everyone else with a job) spend a lot of time complaining about their managers. It's tempting to think that management is just... bad. Miles discovered that doesn't have to be the case.

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Introducing Alex Overbeck: Developer of Few Words
By Davey Strus /

Davey talks to developer Alex Overbeck. Occasionally, Alex even talks back! Come along for the ride.

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Introducing Mike Hurley: Student, Client, and Employee
By Davey Strus /

He's not only a member; he's also a client! In our inaugural Davey-introduces-the-team post, Davey and Mike Hurley talk JAWS, science fiction, philosophy, and more.

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Reasons I Like JS Again: ES6
By Miles Z. Sterrett /

React made Miles reconsider his position on JavaScript. Then came the most radical overhaul to the language itself in 20 years: ECMAScript 2015, commonly known as ES6.

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