Take your queries to the next level with window functions.
Use psychology and visual design to create an intuitive experience.
Ben talks with nGen Works founder Carl Smith about alternatives to a “flat” structure, remote management & community building.
Whoot! Denver Startup Week is next week and we are super excited to attend many
of the wonderful sessions that are planned for the week! There is an amazing
lineup of design and development related sessions that our folks are going to be
While I18n is a great tool for quick copy changes, translation files can quickly
become large and multiply, leaving you with the feeling that there are missing
or unused translations hiding under your nose. Enter
i18n-tasks , which provides - you guessed…
Ben and Joe dive into the Upcase exercises system, exploring inversion of control. We previously covered inversion of control, but now we tackle it with a new twist: a new dependency injection framework for Rails which makes this style of developm…
We’ve come to rely on integration tests as part of a balanced testing approach.
They support outside-in development , they catch regressions, and they bridge
However, integration tests involving Ruby…
This week, Mark and Gordon discuss so-called “flow controllers” and best practices for getting around town with UIKit.
How to clean up your Rails views with I18n’s built-in pluralization tools.
Ben talks with Brandon Bloom about finding the right tool for the job, there being too many objects in OO Programing and the importance for a full spectrum of options, regardless of the choice.
On a recent project we had to do a lot of work with WebGL. The
most difficult and frustrating thing about the project was the lack of good
resources on working with WebGL, especially for non-trivial projects. What I did
find was usually focused on…
This episode covers one method of dividing a test into four distinct phases and the benefits of doing so.
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About 5 minutes after shipping their client application, Mark and Gordon discuss the stresses of shipping, and answer some followup emails about the intermittent test failures they were seeing, and the high level Application View Controller architecture they have been using.
Each acceptance test tells a story: a logical progression through a task
within an application. As developers, it’s our responsibility to tell each
story in a concise manner and to keep the reader (either other developers or
our future selves) engaged…
Ben talks with Gumroad grower Ryan Delk about standing out from your peers by adding value before you ask for value.