How Ruby's Or-Equals Operator (||=) Actually Works

Ruby's or-equals operator, ||=, is deceptive. It has a common idiomatic use case in Ruby: setting defaults, but comes with some nasty suprises up its sleeve. Let's »

6 Simple Tweaks to Improve your Productivity with Rails

In this three-part series, I present simple tweaks you can make to your Rails app that each take about 5 minutes. In the first part, we »

5 Simple Tweaks to Make Your Rails App Faster

In this three-part series, I will present simple tweaks you can make to your Rails app that each take about 5 minutes. These tweaks will improve »

Shared Asset Engine

A Technique for Serving Common Assets Among Sub-Apps It’s difficult trying to create a consistent look and feel across a large website that hosts modern »

Adventures in Go

As everyone who’s been around me for the past week knows, I’ve recently taken up learning Go. So far, the ride has been exciting »