the-cloud

Increasing Efficiency Through Continuous Integration in the Cloud

Great news for IT consultants: Agile is everywhere, and continuous integration may actually prove itself to be the media buzzword that actually increases efficiency when taken seriously! Recommend away. Moving forward into the fifth generation of computing led by AI and virtualization, Platform as a Service (PaaS) technology along with new…
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JavaScript Error Handling

JavaScript – ReferenceError: deprecated caller or arguments usage

Today as we progress through our JavaScript Error Handling series we’re going to take a dive into the Deprecated Caller/Deprecated Arguments error in all its magnificent glory. The Deprecated Caller/Deprecated Arguments error appears when code attempts to call one of two specific properties of a function while strict mode is enabled: Function.caller or Function.arguments. Below we’ll go over a few code…
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JavaScript Error Handling

JavaScript Error Handling – RangeError: repeat count must be non-negative

As we stroll our way down the winding path of our JavaScript Error Handling series, today we’re stopping to smell the aroma of the Negative Repeat Count error. The Negative Repeat Count error, similar to the Infinite Repeat Count error, occurs when using the repeat() method of a String object in JavaScript, but in this case when the count parameter passed to that method…
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Hiring Developers: Moving Past Traditional Employee Acquisition

Media can report that employee acquisitions are “bullish,” but HR knows the truth. Hiring developers (especially the good ones) is going to be a slog using traditional methods. The best devs seem to be purposefully hiding from recruiters who employ a traditional process, and with good reason: A traditional process is usually linked to…
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Ruby Exception Handling

Ruby Exception Handling: Interrupt

Today as we continue our journey through the wide world of Ruby Exception Handling, we’re going to examine the Interrupt exception class. Interrupt is a subclass descendant of the Exception superclass, and occurs when a specific interrupt signal is received by the active Ruby process, such as when the user manually halts via Ctrl-C. In this article we’ll…
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JavaScript Error Handling

JavaScript Error Handling – RangeError: repeat count must be less than infinity

Today as we plow ahead through our JavaScript Error Handling series we’re going to be tackling the Infinite Repeat Counterror. The Infinite Repeat Count error occurs during the use of the repeat() method of a String object in JavaScript, and specifically when the count parameter passed to that method is too large. Below we’ll take a look at a few specific…
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