06 Feb '12, 12pm

More Tiny Classes by @jnunemaker Love hearing about the dev process for Gauges

My last post, Keep ’Em Separated , made me realize I should start sharing more about what we are doing to make Gauges maintainable. This post is another in the same vein. Gauges allows you to share a gauge with someone else by email. That email does not have to exist prior to your adding it, because nothing is more annoying that wanting to share something with a friend or co-worker, but first having to get them to sign up for the service. If the email address is found, we add the user to the gauge and notify them that they have been added. If the email address is not found, we create an invite and then send an email to notify them they should sign up, so they can see the data. The Problem: McUggo Route The aforementioned sharing logic isn’t difficult, but it was just enough that our share route was getting uggo. It started off looking something like this: post('/gauges/:id...

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