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  1. Jun 2020
  2. Apr 2020
    1. minitest doesn't reinvent anything that ruby already provides, like: classes, modules, inheritance, methods. This means you only have to learn ruby to use minitest and all of your regular OO practices like extract-method refactorings still apply.
    1. Don't use it! Writing simple assertions (and Minitest way of transforming them to expectations) is almost always a better idea anyway. Work with your favourite library authors to start with assertions and add matchers for convenience and not the other way around. Keep it simple.
  3. Mar 2020
    1. GNU gettext is designed to minimize the impact of internationalization on program sources, keeping this impact as small and hardly noticeable as possible. Internationalization has better chances of succeeding if it is very light weighted, or at least, appear to be so, when looking at program sources.
  4. Dec 2019
    1. So many power users try dozens of complicated todo list software applications, only to go right back to their trusty todo.txt file.

      How true. I've found that to be true as well.

    1. I've always thought that the Gentoo way of installing a new system (from backup or otherwise) was the best due to its simplicity.
    1. There are many options for performing backups. Most Linux distributions are provided with one or more open source programs specially designed to perform backups. There are many commercial options available as well. But none of those directly met my needs so I decided to use basic Linux tools to do the job.