Category: General
Rails Developer for a Large Startup: My Vision of an Ideal Candidate
7 Feb2009

Few days ago we were chatting in our corporate Campfire room and one of the guys asked me what do I think about our hiring process for Rails developers, what questions I’d ask a candidate if I was interviewing and so on. Those questions sparkled a really long and interesting discussion and I would like to share my thoughts on the topic in this post.

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Command Line History
28 Apr2008

Inspired by the Rail Spikes:

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bash-3.2$ history 1000 | awk '{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] " " i}}' | sort -rn | head
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bash-3.2$

Really interesting stats, I’d never guess that git is used more than ssh on my desktop (I’m a remote worker and mysql consultant so I ssh really often). 🙂