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February 2013

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PragPub, February 2013

Table of Contents


  • by Clay Allsopp
    Clay shows how Ruby and Objective-C can coexist in iOS app development.
  • by Joe Kutner
    If you’ve been hesitant to switch to JRuby due to lack of familiarity with the JVM, Joe has some good news for you.
  • by Ron Jeffries
    What you don’t know can hurt you, especially when you convince yourself that you do know it.
  • by Nick Krym
    Offshore project success often comes down to communication. Chances are, you could be doing it better.
  • by Steven K. Roberts
    The legendary gonzo engineer shares his secrets for pursuing crazy dreams and succeeding in this series.
  • by Michael Swaine
    Mike was going through his files and found a 1983 interview with Bill Gates about writing and selling his first BASIC.


  • by Michael Swaine
    Ruby Is Twenty
  • We follow Twitter so you don’t have to.
  • by Michael Swaine
    A monthly diversion at least peripherally related to programming.
  • Want to meet one of our authors face-to-face? Here’s where they’ll be in the coming months.
  • by John Shade
    Did the analysts who caused Apple’s stock drop also cast Ashton Kutcher to play Jobs?
  • Coming attractions and where to go from here.