Viget 22 March 2017
When we’re looking for design candidates, I spend a good chunk of time combing portfolios and creeping around LinkedIn. It brings back memories of how I felt at the start of my career. Namely... confused and overwhelmed, with no clue what a future employer might be looking for beyond my degree and GPA. (Two things that don’t matter nearly as much as I thought.)
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 22 March 2017
In which I make up a concept, define it and solve for it.
Heroku 21 March 2017
We are happy to announce the general availability of Automated Certificate Management (ACM) for all paid Heroku dynos. With ACM, the cumbersome and costly process of provisioning and managing SSL certificates is replaced with a simple experience that is free for all paid Dynos on Heroku’s Common Runtime. Creating secure web applications has never been more important, and with ACM and the Let’s Encrypt project, never easier.
Avdi Grimm 21 March 2017
A friend asked me to name my top three object-oriented programming books. I found this a little bit difficult to answer. It wasn’t a matter of narrowing down a large field. Rather, at first I wasn’t sure if I could come up with all of three books worth recommending. This is mostly my fault. I […]
Honeybadger 21 March 2017
In this post I discuss how to "modernize" a Docco workflow by adding a development server with live-reload.
Bigbinary 21 March 2017
In Ruby 2.4, uniq elements can be iterated upon for enumerable and lazy objects without creating an array.
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 21 March 2017
The relationship between semantic markup and layout.
Black Bytes 20 March 2017
If you don’t have a CS (Computer Science) degree you might feel like you are missing out on something… Or you may feel like CS is too theoretical to be useful… Or that Ruby already does all the hard work for you… In this post I want to show you one practical computer science concept […]
Development Thoughts 18 March 2017
Signal v Noise 17 March 2017
Years ago I was driving back to Chicago from Wisconsin. On the Illinois side there are a couple of rest stops over the tollway. It’s a great place to get some gas, grab some caffeine, and stretch…
GitLab 17 March 2017
Code review shouldn't be a burden, it should make your team better and faster so you can keep delivering new features on time.
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 16 March 2017
Identify and manage your Imposter Syndrome.
Codeship 15 March 2017
Last updated:Wednesday, March 15, 2017ActionCable was introduced to Rails as of version 5. It allows you to create pub/sub WebSocket connections in your Rails application, which brings live updates to your user experience. ActionCable upgrades an HTTP connection between the server and client to a WebSocket. Some of the benefits of a WebSocket is that […]
Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots 15 March 2017
How to test integrations with a third-party API.
Signal v Noise 14 March 2017
Software designers and developers are all about NEW. We like to experiment with far-out ideas and make shiny things. Our livelihood depends on it. We’re so addicted to NEW that sometimes it clouds…