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Chris Arcand


Senior engineer at Software for Good, a maintainer of octobox.io, and conference speaker. A Minnesotan who spends too much money on keyboards, ice hockey, and backpacking gear.

Minneapolis, MN


Archive

2018

Focusing on what's important: Managing GitHub notifications with Octobox

2017

An Atypical 'Performance' Talk

Balance

Retiring Dug; Hello Octobox!

2016

Deletion Driven Development: Code to delete code!

The Search For <Class:0x00000027b59290>

Testing in ManageIQ

I'm moving! A thank you to DC Rubyists

Don't become an Expert Beginner

Git autofix for amending Pull Requests

A Comprehensive Degree of Ruby 2.3

Introducing Dug

Manually setting languages on GitHub with Linguist's (Improved) Vim Modeline Detection

Why I Strive to be a 0.1x Engineer

Vim's new :cdo command

2015

Inline scoped Ruby methods with Ctags

Oliver Sacks dies at 82

Memoized helpers and before hooks in RSpec

Null Coalescing Operators and Ruby's Conditional Assignments

Dunbar's Number and Working Better with Those We Actually Know

RSpec Pattern for Testing Permissions

Perl Compatible Regular Expressions in vim

2014

Upgrading to OSX Yosemite

Git Unleashed

Programming Easter Eggs

Off to Our Nation's Capital

Using Git in Your Gemspec

2013

'What happened to the orchestra?'

Accepted a position at Sport Ngin!

Sublime Text Settings and Dotfiles

Movie Projections using Relational Databases and Classification