12 Oct '13, 10pm

btw, I wrote another ebook about Rails

Software As A Disservice: Fixing A Broken Rails App . It's a caffeine-fueled foray into fixing legacy code. I wrote it partly because I have some Rails students who I'm training, and I wanted to show them the difference between bad Rails code and good Rails code. I also wrote it because I was a little bit outraged by somebody else's ebook. I started with this open source Rails app, an allegedly good example of a subscription site using Stripe . The "allegedly good" part, btw, is not alleged by Stripe, but by the app's author, who also sells a subscription (using the app itself) to a site with tutorials on how to build Rails apps, including an ebook about building the subscription site app in the first place. It's a wonderfully meta business model, and I love how it involves giving code away for free. But the code is, in my opinion, awful, and anybody who used it as an exam...

Full article: http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com/2013/10/new-ebook-softwa...

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