StartupDigest Hacker – August 12, 2011by StartupDigest on August 12, 2011
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What You Need to Read This Week
2011 Rubyist’s guide to a Mac OS X development environment
I don’t know how many times I’ve wanted to start learning a new language or framework but had no idea how to set up my machine. This is a great guide for doing just that with Ruby on Mac OS X.
The Definitive Guide To Forms based Website Authentication
The Stack Overflow community tackles website authentication with this extensive guide, covering best practices for logging in, storing credentials and other common authentication scenarios.
Programming Achievements: How to Level Up as a Developer
Looking to improve your programming chops? Jason Rudolph outlines some suggestions for improving your skills to become a great developer.
rbenv – Lightweight alternative to RVM
Sam Stephenson of 37signals introduces a new Ruby version management tool that is less intrusive than RVM.
Just Missed the Cut This Week