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The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Much like The Story of Kullervo, but this time Tolkien is delving into an obscure Breton myth. He draws from short poems about corrigan, Brittany's version of faeries, and the tricks they pull on humans. Tolkien builds on this material to weave a ...more
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Monolith to Microservices by Sam Newman
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This book focuses on transitioning from a monolith architecture to one more in tune with microservices. The main motivation is to allow separate development efforts to proceed independently from one another and as quickly as possible. One issue when ...more
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Rails 5 Test Prescriptions by Noel Rappin
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I was looking to approach Ruby on Rails development from a TDD perspective, and seemed like a good way to do that. It builds up tests, one at a time, as it builds Rails artifacts. It's all well and nice, but Rails generators can bootstrap the process ...more
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Well-Grounded Rubyist by David A. Black
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The ultimate reference for Ruby is still The Pickaxe, but it can be a little dry. The Well-Grounded Rubyist does a great job of walking the reader though all the parts of the language, pointing out tricky areas along the way. It is very pragmatic ...more
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