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So You Got the Meeting. Now What?

I landed my first sales appointment entirely by accident. A co-worker was designing a logo and business card for his girlfriend’s cousin’s company and hooked me up to talk with him about building a website. (After all, I knew more about designing websites than my friend—I’d already designed two.) Business-wise, I did more things wrong than I did right. Things like no contract, no money down, building the site with no content,...

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Customize your IRB

You probably spend a lot of time in IRB (or the Rails console) but have you taken the time to customize it? Today we’ll take a look at the things I’ve added to mine, and I’ll show you how to hack in a .irbrc_rails that’s only loaded in the Rails console. The entire file 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 # ruby 1.8.7...