30 Aug '13, 3pm

Fixing something obviously dumb is always easier than fixing a poorly-implemented, buggy abstraction. via @toptalllc

Fixing something obviously dumb is always easier than fixing a poorly-implemented, buggy abstraction. via @toptalllc

Fat Model, Skinny Controllers, and Dumb Views . We’re expected to refactor everything we can into the Model, and it’s true that most complex functionality will eventually become model associations and model methods. We should always avoid doing formatting/view things in the Model, but transforming data into other types of data is permissible. In this case, the best thing to refactor into the Model would be the where(active: true) clause, which we can turn into a scope. Using a scope is valuable not only because it makes the call look prettier, but if we ever decided to add an attribute like delete or outdated , we can modify this scope instead of hunting down all of our

Full article: http://www.toptal.com/ruby-on-rails/build-dumb-refactor-s...

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Sneakerhead problems.

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When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always ...

Code Watch - via @gbcoalition

greenbuildermag.com 30 Aug '13, 6pm

In the past 10 years or so, green building product availability and technology has increased along with the revision of en...

#US [contract] Ruby on Rails Developer at ✔ #jobs

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This well-funded digital start-up is searching for a progressive Software Engineer with broad technology experience in Rub...

New Rails Job: Ruby on Rails Lead - Sports Indu...

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Ruby on Rails, still scaling at Envato after all these years by @veztek from @envato

Ruby on Rails, still scaling at Envato after al...

webuild.envato.com 29 Aug '13, 11am

Last week the Envato Marketplaces reached a milestone: for the first time we handled over 70 million page requests on our ...

Convert a small Ruby on Rails application to PH...

freelancer.com 29 Aug '13, 9am

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Excellent intro to Ruby on Rails for Designers -- via @alistapart

Excellent intro to Ruby on Rails for Designers ...

alistapart.com 31 Aug '13, 7am

In a way, the excellent “Rails makes it easy” marketing campaign has actually hurt some independent Rails development shop...