So can a fat kid turn himself into a runner? Possible, but it's definitely not easy. Look, let me first tell you that I don't like running. I definitely don't like labelling myself a runner.
I've been a software guy all my life. I love building software systems. Things that store data in large databases, you login, and the system does something. I've never really understood hardware. So when the Arduino and the Raspberry PI came out I ignored them for the most part. Lately though I've been seeing things through a different lens.
Here is a stream of conciousness / opinions / reviews on the books that I've read in 2017.
Nice to meet you 2017! Glad to see that you've made it here safely. I'm trying to be more honest and open so let me tell you about a few things that I wanted to put on the burner this year and why.
Let's say you have a fairly dynamic infrastructure for your new Rails application mostly because you're scared of the Fail Whale. At the same time, you need to make sure that you can deploy code quickly using capistrano. And... you don't necessarily want to hard-code all the things. Here is how we solved it.