Growing in five years to a site of over 130 million monthly users, Imgur is now a massive community creating and exporting memes throughout the four corners of the internets. This talk discusses the continuing evolution of the site, the emergence of the Imgurian community, and our most recent experience designing and launching a massive overhaul of the site experience.
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David Varvel, currently working on CloudFoundry, discusses his experiences with rewriting the elastic runtime of CloudFoundry and more generally, how to grow software architectures.
Igor Lebovic from AirPair discusses the “viral content coefficient” and strategies as to how companies can grow through their content.
Nina Mehta, a designer at Pivotal Labs, discusses tips in tricks for collaborating between developers and designers while continuing with Agile methodologies.
Nina Mehta, a designer at Pivotal Labs, discusses strategies to get design work prioritized amongst other product priorities.
Mike Grafton talks about the Android unit-testing framework Robolectric in this talk titled “Everything you always wanted to know about Robolectric (but were afraid to ask)”.
Nick Quinlan from SendGrid discusses some of the advantages of SendGrid as well as many tips around improving sending of email in general (such as surviving spam detection).
Simon Leung, Jonathan Berkhahn, and Danial Lavine discuss a framework they’ve created to run performance acceptance tests against a CloudFoundry deployment. These tests can help operators tune their deployments as well as help prevent regressions in developing for CloudFoundry.
Ian Baker, co-founder of Threadable, discusses his experiences with creating a startup and how Threadable has adapted the Pivotal Lab’s process for a startup environment.
In case you can’t upgrade to Jasmine 2.0.0 for your project (possibly because it hasn’t been released yet), it’s still possible to use 1.3.1 with Rails 4 through jasmine-gem.
All you have to do is point your jasmine gem dependency at tag 1.3.1-rails-4-support.
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