afreshcup.com Archives - 25 May 2016, Wednesday

  • Double Shot #1690

    afreshcup.com 24 May '16, 8am

    CSS coding techniques - A primer from Mozilla. Good reading if you've never taken the time to get an overview but have just dived into SASS or Bootstrap. What happens when... - An oldie but a goodie that looks into the cascade of things going on when you visit Google. How many layers ...

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  • Double Shot #1689

    afreshcup.com 23 May '16, 11am

    Shrine 2.0 Released - The latest take on Ruby file uploading libraries, complete with migration guides from CarrierWave Paperclip, or Refile. A Content Security Policy (CSP) strategy - How to protect your Rails application from XSS vulnerabilities. git-reflow - A structured workflow l...

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  • Double Shot #1688

    afreshcup.com 20 May '16, 11am

    Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:57AM EC2Instances.info - Way easier comparisons of the myriad of EC2 types than you can do on Amazon's own site. Domain Events over Active Record Callbacks - An argument that callbacks are just the wrong tree to bark up. Xray-rails - See in your browser what ...

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    1. Double Shot #1685 afreshcup.com 16 May '16, 12pm
  • Double Shot #1685

    afreshcup.com 16 May '16, 12pm

    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:24AM How to Center in CSS - Automatically generate working code for a variety of situations. Google Compute Engine Container-VM Image and Build a Docker Image, push it to AWS EC2 Container Registry, then deploy it to AWS Elastic Beanstalk - There's plenty mor...

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  • Double Shot #1679

    afreshcup.com 05 May '16, 2pm

    is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time Rails and iOS developer.

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    1. Double Shot #1677 afreshcup.com 02 May '16, 1pm
  • Double Shot #1677

    afreshcup.com 02 May '16, 1pm

    10 SQL Tricks That You Didn't Think Were Possible - If you go back far enough you already think everything can be done in SQL, but still a good list of techniques.

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  • Double Shot #1675

    afreshcup.com 26 Apr '16, 12pm

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:30AM Homebrew's Anonymous Aggregate User Behavior Analytics - I wish it were opt-in instead of opt-out, but Homebrew appears to actually be doing a pretty good job of implementing event tracking without compromising user privacy. Bootstrap 4 Cheat Sheet - ...

  • Double Shot #1673

    afreshcup.com 20 Apr '16, 12pm

    Changes to test contollers in Rails 5 - A quick rundown of this year's opinionation. Action Cable Client - Websocket gem supporting the Rails Action Cable protocol. Curing Our Slack Addiction - Because really, you're not getting paid to fart around in chat rooms all day.

  • Double Shot #1672

    afreshcup.com 18 Apr '16, 3pm

    Kite - Helper for programmers that integrates the internet with your text editor to give you a sort of AI pair programmer. Min - "A smarter web browser" with some interesting UI experiments. Rodauth - Authorization framework for Roda and other Rack applications.

  • Double Shot #1669

    afreshcup.com 06 Apr '16, 1pm

    GPG Signature Verification - GitHub is finally showing when commits are signed. I knew there was a reason I'd been signing them! Rollout - Live code patch push for iOS. If this survives I'll be amazed, given Apple's history of iron-fisted control of the platform.

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    1. Double Shot #1668 afreshcup.com 05 Apr '16, 2pm
  • Double Shot #1668

    afreshcup.com 05 Apr '16, 2pm

    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 9:13AM Ruby on Rails + TeamCity: Continuous Integration for nubbies - A basic walkthrough to get you started. Grunt 1.0.0 released - Maturity comes to this JavaScript task runner. Setting up Sidekiq, Redis on AWS Elastic Beanstalk with ElastiCache - I'm curre...

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  • Double Shot #1667

    afreshcup.com 30 Mar '16, 12pm

    Gogs - Self-hosted git service written in Go. Because apparently everything needs to be written in Go now. The Lost Wax Method of Rewriting Software - A high-level roadmap of switching from one programming language to another without breaking your project. Versionaire - "Immutable, th...

  • Double Shot #1665

    afreshcup.com 28 Mar '16, 11am

    Monday, March 28, 2016 at 6:35AM Introducing the Query Composer - A new way to build Arel queries, which looks potentially useful in reporting applications. Omniref - Paid (free for public projects) code review platform that builds on top of GitHub. Jenkins 2.0 Overview - Now in beta,...

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    1. Double Shot #1664 afreshcup.com 25 Mar '16, 12pm
  • Double Shot #1664

    afreshcup.com 25 Mar '16, 12pm

    Onotole - Flexible extension to the Rails project generator that knows how to add and configure a whole mess of useful gems. What f#&king programming language should I use? - "Your foul-mouthed technical advisor." Docker for Mac and Windows Beta: the simplest way to use Docker on your...

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  • Double Shot #1661

    afreshcup.com 21 Mar '16, 12pm

    Thank You for Ad Blocking - Yeah, really, just install an ad blocker already. Killing the web is better than filling your own computer with crap. Rails 5, Module#prepend, and the End of `alias_method_chain` - I really need to get on to eliminating alias_method_chain from my own code. ...

  • Double Shot #1656

    afreshcup.com 10 Mar '16, 12pm

    Ansible vs Chef - Long evaluation that comes to the conclusion that Ansible is a better choice until you're managing thousands of hosts. Concurrent Ruby - All sorts of utility classes for writing thread-safe concurrent code.

  • Double Shot #1648

    afreshcup.com 24 Feb '16, 12pm

    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:31AM Introducing Docker Datacenter to Power Your On-Premises CaaS - For a while there I was trying to keep up with the state of Docker tooling. I give up. Things are just moving too fast. If you want to dig more into the latest, here's the Docker Data...

  • Double Shot #1645

    afreshcup.com 17 Feb '16, 12pm

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 6:33AM Awesome Postgres - Curated list of PostgreSQL tools and resources. jekyll-gutenberg-theme - Static site builder with spiffy typography for presenting books. Which Ruby Background Job Framework is Right For You? - Comparison of delayed::job, sidek...

  • Double Shot #1644

    afreshcup.com 12 Feb '16, 2pm

    yagni_json_encoder - Speedier replacement for Rails JSON encoder that is less supportive of older browsers. Kill Your Dependencies - An argument that pulling in gems is getting out of hand. subuser - Turn Docker containers into apps with fewer permissions for desktop use.

  • Double Shot #1642

    afreshcup.com 09 Feb '16, 1pm

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:03AM Matrix - "An open standard for decentralised persistent communication", offering a variety of clients for group chats and bridges to other services including IRC and XMPP. I am a puts debuggerer - So am I, though I'm not nearly as clever about it as...

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    1. Double Shot #1639 afreshcup.com 04 Feb '16, 12pm
  • Double Shot #1639

    afreshcup.com 04 Feb '16, 12pm

    Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 6:05AM NPM Addict - A daily dose of new npm packages. Scientist: Measure Twice, Cut Over Once - Tool from GitHub to help swap complex code out without changing the behavior of the system. ngx_pagespeed - Nginx module from Google designed to rewrite pages ...

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  • Double Shot #1636

    afreshcup.com 01 Feb '16, 12pm

    Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:02AM Bootstrap Studio - Commercial design tool for Bootstrap sites. There's also Pingendo , which is a free alternative. Is It Time for Swift? - I certainly hope not. Learning a new language from Apple does not fill me with glee. Improve console print deb...

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    1. Double Shot #1635 afreshcup.com 29 Jan '16, 1pm
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  • Double Shot #1635

    afreshcup.com 29 Jan '16, 1pm

    Run bundler-audit Regularly on Your Rails Apps with Rake - By adding it to your default Rake task. Flammarion - Simple GUI toolkit for Ruby scripts. Chris Seaton on Massively Improving Ruby Performance with JRuby+Truffle - Quick interview about a new Ruby implementation being develope...

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  • Double Shot #1626

    afreshcup.com 18 Jan '16, 12pm

    is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time Rails and iOS developer.

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  • Double Shot #1624

    afreshcup.com 13 Jan '16, 12pm

    OSX - Shell scripts to automate setting up a whole mess of stuff on OS X. Switching from Resque to ActiveJob - Not all that hard to do, as it turns out. Chromebook for Web Developers - With all the tools being in the cloud these days you might as well use the cheapest laptop possible.

  • Double Shot #1622

    afreshcup.com 11 Jan '16, 11am

    Github Visualize - Purty explorer for your repos, but requires more permissions than most people will be happy with (not their fault, GH permissions aren't granular enough). PostgreSQL 9.5: UPSERT, Row Level Security, and Big Data - It's shipping. Announcing Scenic - Versioned Databas...

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  • Double Shot #1621

    afreshcup.com 08 Jan '16, 2pm

    Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:36AM A javascript closures recap - Or, for those who don't understand them at all, a quick introduction. ActiveRecord stole my data and now I want it back! - Some of the details involved in moving away from ActiveRecord to a more decoupled data architectur...

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  • Double Shot #1616

    afreshcup.com 01 Jan '16, 1pm

    SQL Tabs - Open source cross-platform PostgreSQL client. WebSockets, caution required! - Why you might not want to immediately move to the latest shiny. Ruby 2.3 on Heroku with Matz - Some thoughts from the language designer.

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  • Double Shot #1615

    afreshcup.com 31 Dec '15, 11am

    Vagrant 1.8 - New version is out with improvements in speed & size, among other goodies. docker-alpine - Tiny Linux image based on Alpine Linux for minimal docker boxes. react-boilerplate - I really can't keep up with this JS stuff: "Quick setup for performance orientated, offline-fir...

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  • Double Shot #1613

    afreshcup.com 29 Dec '15, 11am

    Upgrading to Ruby on Rails 5.0 from Rails 4.2 – application use case - One developer's experience. Looks to me fairly representative of the pain involved in a Rails version upgrade. Bioruby - Open source bioinformatics library for Ruby. Switching from rbenv to postmodern’s ruby-instal...