Carbon Five had a set of lightning talks over lunch recently. Giving our designers and developers a chance to share recent experiences and side projects.
A debate over the relative performance of different languages at our last hack night called for a measurable comparison. Mike demonstrated the resulting head to head to head speed test serving “Hello World” from Ruby, Node.js, and Go. https://github.com/carbonfive/hellod
Jonah has been working on a tool to parse and manipulate Xcode project files. Using a parsing expression grammar defined in treetop to parse the file and generate a tree of ruby objects which could be manipulated to resolve merges, organize resources, or manage dependencies. https://github.com/jonah-carbonfive/Project_err
Our resident node.js expert Ben explained how he has been using jasmine and zombie to practice BDD while working with node. http://node-bdd.heroku.com