The Relevant Bits - 08/02/2010 Edition
Presenting this week's edition of "What We Did With our 20% Time." Lots of stuff to talk about from more awesome gem releases to getting closer to the official release of Clojure 1.2.
- Jared continued improving his awesome PDF generating gem PDFKit and released 0.4.3
- UTF-8 is now the default
- Added bundler compatible for easy setup
- Closed out some issues
- Aaron & Stuart H Closed out some labrepl issues
- Jared improved CapGun Rails 3 compatibility
- The Clojure/core team released Clojure 1.2 RC1. See the changelog for the full rundown of changes.
- Chris released a bug fix for validation reflection
- Muness met with Change & Course and facilitated a company retrospective for them. Retrospectives are something we run every 2 weeks for our company and it provides a great forum for information and group therapy. Some feedback from the Change & Course team on Munesses's facilitation:
- "Today was a real gift."
- "You actually did a great job of making sure people got involved when they were quiet, which was really valuable."
- "I’m going to learn from and incorporate your second-level clarifying questions."
- Stuart S brought LazyTest current with Clojure 1.2 RC1. See commits for details. For even more detail, read his posts on the subject:
- Larry created a new jquery plugin for selecting multiple items.