1. A Day in the Life of an HTTP Request: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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    What really happens when you type a URL into your web browser? Big Nerd Ranch's Director of Internal Operations, Chris Kelly has the networking know-how and he's here to explain. From TCP handshakes…

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    • Mike Lee on apps and branding (part 1 of 2)


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      Mike Lee at the Design Management Netwerk event on apps and branding (May 22 2012) Courtesy of Design Management Netwerk and Big Nerd Ranch.

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      • Cathodic Protection: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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        Ever wondered why pipes don't leak or explode more often? Bob Donlan covers a variety of methods for using cathodic protection to prevent corrosion, a problem that costs the United States $300 billion…

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        • 2013.01.11 Tech Talk on Git and Continuous Delivery


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          The Git community and GitHub users represent some of the leading organizations in the adoption and successful implementation of continuous delivery tactics. However, to understand why, we must rewind…

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          • Ruby on Rails Heroku Survival Guide: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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            In this Tech Talk, Big Nerd Ranch developer Stafford Brooke discusses how to use Ruby on Rails with Heroku. He gives us: -A short definition of Heroku and explains how the program makes apps run…

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            • The Hyrel 3D Printer: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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              Daniel Hutchison used a Kickstarter to build a rugged 3D printer that's ready to go out of the box and solves many of the common problems with 3D printing. In this Tech Talk, Daniel discusses traditional…

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              • Getting Started with Riak in the Cloud


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                Riak is an open source, highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed database. Its high availability features in particular make Riak an ideal fit for cloud environments where your resources may…

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                • The Healthy Programmer: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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                  To keep doing what you love, you need to maintain your own systems, not just the ones you write code for. Exercise and proper nutrition help you learn, remember, concentrate, and be creative—skills…

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                  • BDDing your infrastructure with Vagabond: A Big Nerd Ranch Tech Talk


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                    Dave Worth joins us to talk about some projects near and dear to his heart, Chef and Vagabond. And beer. Dave Worth takes us on a journey through the world of Belgian beer while he complies code and…

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                    • CocoaHeads Atlanta May '09: Aaron Hillegass on the Text System


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                      For the May 2009 meeting of CocoaHeads Atlanta, we had star guest lecturer Aaron Hillegass (of Big Nerd Ranch and "Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X" fame) taught us just a little bit about the Text…

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