Ultimate List of Ruby Resources

This is the first post, named “Ruby”, in a series of “Ultimate List of … Resources”. I’m going to compose several lists for different topics I encounter during my development work. To start, I begin with Ruby. Later, I will add “Ultimate Lists” about Ruby on Rails, Subversion, AJAX and some other topics. Feel free to let me know if I missed an important resource. I’m also open to suggestions about other “Ultimate Lists”. For now, you’ll have to settle for the “Ultimate List of Ruby Resources”.

Be productive! 37 things you can do on the toilet

We all have to go. Most of us once a day. Others have to do it more often. However, we can be much more productive while doing or daily duty at the toilet. Besides the old “joke book” and “newspaper” what can you do on the toilet to kill the time? I’ve found 37 things that might be a good option for you next number 2.

The Three Corner Stones of Developerhood

As a developer, there are just some things you can’t do without. I have found that there are three things that I need. Really need. If one of them is missing, I have trouble doing my job properly. I call them “The Three Corner stones of Developerhood”: ~ 1. Coffee Most importantly coffee. I just can’t do without it. I don’t drink it to stay awake or anything, but it’s just a warm beverage that keeps me focused and gives me the energy I need to keep working.

Top 5 DVDs you must have

Everybody at this point in time at least owns one or more DVD - Digital Versatile Disk - Videos. Some people try to collect as many DVD’s as possible, others just buy the ones they like (or can afford). I’m not sure how many DVD’s I have at this time, but there are quite a few DVD’s that you just have to have in your collection. If you feel wronged because your favourite movie is not listed, feel free to add a comment stating your favourites. (Oh, let me know why it’s such a great movie too!)