Steve Klabnik joined the show to talk about learning to program with Hackety Hack and why the lucky stiff.
Notes & Links
- Steve Klabnik, maintainer of Hackety Hack, newest contributor to The Changelog
- Hackety Hack will teach you the absolute basics of programming from the ground up.
- _why, creator of Hackety Hack. Help keep his memory alive.
- Abbott and Costello’s classic “Who’s on first?”
- Yakety Yak is a song written, produced, and arranged by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller for The Coasters and released on Atlantic Records in 1958
- Shoes is a tiny graphical app kit for ruby
- GTK is a highly usable, feature rich toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces which boasts cross platform compatibility and an easy to use API.
- MacRuby is an implementation of Ruby 1.9 directly on top of Mac OS X core technologies such as the Objective-C runtime and garbage collector, the LLVM compiler infrastructure and the Foundation and ICU frameworks.
- The Shoebox is a gallery of Shoes apps.
- Mad props to Heroku, Sinatra, and MongoMapper for handling a LifeHacker traffic spike
- Ruby is a great language to teach programming
- _why’s Poignant Guide to Ruby
- ChunkFive is a nice bold free and open source typeface
- Steve is intrigued by projects like cool.io and node.js and the evented style of programming.