Monday 7th August, 2017
Week 446 - Interesting links
Learn Vue 2: Step By Step
direnv – Unclutter your .profile
This looks like a neat alternative to the Ruby-specific dotenv. It allows for per-directory shell environment settings without requiring you to add another Gem to your project. Via this recent Unboxed Roundup. — CR
Visualising transparency, for AllTrials / mySociety
I saw Ben Goldacre speak about All Trials quite a few years ago but hadn’t really heard anything about it since. I’m pleased to hear that the work has been continuing and the results are now available. — CR
The Cucumber folk have come up with this interesting service to help manage open-source projects on GitHub. The service integrates with GitHub and hands out commit privileges to anyone who gets a pull request accepted. The idea is that this reduces the workload of the existing team and lowers the barrier of entry for new team members. — JM
Applying Lean Techniques to Improve Software Engineering Education [pdf]
I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but I was pleased to see that Rob Chatley and his co-author have published this paper on applying lean techniques to their course at Imperial College, London. This is something Rob has talked about a few times at our Show & Tell events. — JM
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