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  • Rails Quick Tips: Easy ActiveRecord Optimizations - The

    hashrocket.com 27 May '15, 2pm

    Note, email validator was updated to screen name validator. User.where(email: emails).empty? would be enough to check if emails already existed. Thanks to Pavel for pointing this out. And even in the example of a screen name validator, the query could be User.where(screen_name: screen...

  • Design That's Not a Pain in the Neck - The

    hashrocket.com 14 May '15, 2pm

    Everyone has worn them—and let’s be honest, aren’t they embarrassing? They are clunky, they are dorky and they are poorly made, are they not? Conference lanyards have always bothered me, which is what set me on the path to design a better one. When I was tasked with designing them for...

  • Broccoli: The Build Tool, Not the Vegetable - The

    hashrocket.com 08 Apr '15, 4pm

    This is the information I wish I had when I was diving into Ember CLI addons for the first time. In fact, I originally put this information together as notes while deep diving into Broccoli's source and I'm glad I invested the time. So while I think broccoli is a delicious vegetable I...

  • Creative South 2015 - The

    hashrocket.com 14 Apr '15, 7pm

    The Hashrocket design team recently returned from Creative South , a creative conference in Columbus, GA. We'd heard a lot of good things about this conference in the past and had wanted to check it out, so this year we finally made the five–hour road trip (past lots of trees, farms, ...

  • Join @camerondaigle on a journey to help explain brain twisting, color-shifting fashion.

    The Tale of the Color-Shifting Dress - The

    hashrocket.com 27 Feb '15, 4pm

    Last night, a mysterious dress appeared on Tumblr that caused everyone on the internet to lose their minds. Then, everyone on the internet decided to colorsplain the situation. This is one of those. Friends, this is a case of where your brain is perceiving the light source. The reason...

  • Responsifying with Viewport Units - The

    hashrocket.com 02 Mar '15, 2pm

    This layout was a good test case for viewport units, which I’d heard of but never used before. Viewport units — vw (viewport width), vh (viewport height), vmax (the larger of the two), and vmin (the smaller of the two) — represent 1% of the viewport size, and are fully supported by th...

  • Behind the Curtain: a Design Workshop Recap - The

    hashrocket.com 26 Feb '15, 2pm

    I recently led a design workshop for a client team onsite in Birmingham, Alabama. This introduction to design was an all-day event that led over 20 participants through the elements of design, from line and color to hierarchy and typography, with group activities, critiques, and inter...

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  • 10 Vim Commands for a Better Workflow - The

    hashrocket.com 05 Mar '15, 3pm

    Vim is an essential tool at Hashrocket. It lets us share a common workspace with anybody, onsite or remote. Despite its unassuming veneer, Vim is a very powerful text editor. Small investments in learning slowly compound into a fast and joyful programming experience. Here are ten Vim ...


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