Madison Ruby Conference 2011

Posted by CobyR on August 21st, 2011

It was a great conference @madisonruby, and I’ve been to a lot of them…  Although I haven’t entirely decided if it was an awesome conference in it’s own right, or if I just had an awesome time. Don’t get me wrong Jim and Jen and their staff did an incredible job, and it was a […]

A long overdue update – on Confreaks

Posted by CobyR on August 16th, 2010

So I final wrote a long overdue update about Confreaks, its available on the confreaks blog. http://odz.mx/61Pb1 I’ll be writing more about Confreaks, the equipment I’m using now, and the revised process I’m using these days.

Clearing your DNS cache on OS X

Posted by CobyR on May 30th, 2009

To clear the DNS cache on Mac OS X 10.5 use: dscacheutil -flushdnscache on 10.4 and earlier try: lookupd -flushdnscache Needed this just now as I was setting up the new sub-domain for Goruco 2009 Confreaks site.

Dan Yoder’s (@dyoder) LA Ruby Conf 2009 Presentation

Posted by CobyR on May 20th, 2009

All of the LA Ruby Conf 2009 Videos are now available online. It has taken a while to actually get to processing them, but it didn’t take long once I was able to focus on it and get them done (this past weekend). Feel free to post any comments about this video below.

acts_as_conference

Posted by CobyR on February 6th, 2009

I should be in Orlando Florida right now, helping record acts_as_conference. ATTi is a Platinum sponsor for this conference and one of my Sr. Engineers, Lori Holden will be presenting on ActiveORM, part of the merb + rails => Rails 3 project. Instead I spent the day doing an internal web-cast of our (ATTi) all […]

sqlite3-ruby on windows

Posted by CobyR on November 22nd, 2008

So I’m working along this morning toping and tailing videos from rubyconf2008.  I am also working on a new app for the confreaks web-site, that will allow more dynamic access to all of our recorded presentations.  My post production work on our videos uses AVISynth which runs on Windows, so I’m stuck in Windows XP […]

RubyConf 2008!

Posted by CobyR on November 4th, 2008

Jamming to get my stuff packed and organized so I can jump on a plan to Orlando in the morning. Hard to believe this is my 3rd RubyConf. Good things are in the wind… Hopefully more soon from the east coast, videos will be recorded, processed and posted to Confreaks as quickly as we can.

LAX – DTW – ASM – OSL

Posted by CobyR on October 7th, 2008

Airline alphabet soup.  Translates to Los Angeles to Detroit to Amsterdam to Oslo. Headed overseas to record the second annual Smidig conference. I wanted to stick a photo of LAX in here, but it turns out the USB cable I use to transfer photos got stuck in a bag that I put in my checked-in […]

10/1 – Emergency Release and Build 2.0 of Projecturf.com

Posted by CobyR on October 1st, 2008

What a day… after a long deployment yesterday, we had a few issues that demanded correcting today and called for an emergency release for YPC.  It’s done things are good. Been home about 90 minutes, in that time I helped my friends over at Rareview deploy Build 2.0 of their project management application Projecturf.com.  This […]

Smidig 2008

Posted by CobyR on September 20th, 2008

Just shipped all of the Confreaks, LLC gear that I had in LA off to SLC so that Carl can get it prepped and shipped to Oslo, Norway. For the second year in a row we are headed to Oslo to record Smidig, an Agile Software Development conference. The conference uses a unique format compared […]