The best title had to be When to Tell Your Kids About Client Caching. Parents might identify more with this. Interesting stuff in any case.
Railsconf had several performance-related talks. This one went over a lot of interesting territory. Who knew the Date class performed so badly?? Use equivalent ops in Time or get date::performance Use String::<< instead of String::+= Tune your custom sql with virtual attributes It’s surprising that things we might not think are performance issues are problematic… →
During his talk at railsconf, Gregg Pollack showed off Jetbrains Rubymine, an awesome IDE for ruby & rails. I wouldn’t be surprised to find out Jetbrains had a spike in their downloads coinciding with the talk. It is a nice IDE. I was happy to see it includes git support out of the box (I… →