Website launch checklist: how to go live with confidence and fewer errors
Taking a website live requires careful planning that involves many team roles. While editorial and SEO usually get the spotlight, it’s critical to review accessibility, optimization, and security, too.
Running your Rails Test Suite with Dockerized Selenium on Gitlab CI
With just 3 drop in tweaks, it's possible to run Rails' System Tests on Gitlab CI, or other Docker based continuous integration services.
The Coding Dojo visits Neoteric Design
Around 20 developers-in-training visited Neoteric to learn about work life at a small software firm.
Ruby Can Do That - Looking back at RubyConf 2016
A reflection on the where Ruby is headed after RubyConf 2016.
Windy City Rails 2015 Retrospective
I attended my first Windy City Rails conference last week, and it was a good time. Got to meet some of the folks from other local companies as well as a few from San Francisco. Every talk brought something good to the table, but here’s the few biggest takeaways I had.
Slow and stuttering animations can be a death knell for a website. Here's how to do it right.
What does DPI mean for images on the web?
Dots per inch (DPI) is something you'll see talked about often with images. Put simply, dots per inch is a printing term that refers to how many dots of ink would cross an inch on physical paper. Simple enough. But this isn't relevant for displaying images on screens. False information abounds, and display is complicated enough on its own.
RailsConf 2014 Retrospective
I attended RailsConf 2014 two weeks ago, my first professional conference in the field. It was a whirlwind of interesting talks and workshops, coming from all sorts of perspectives.
A Breakdown of the Apprenticeship
A final writeup and breakdown of the Neoteric Design Beta Apprenticeship Program
Creating Character, a tool for using web fonts in mockups
Recently we had an Internal Day in which Bryan and myself brainstormed and prototyped a tool for using web fonts in mockups.
Updated: Position filled — We're hiring: Ruby on Rails Developer
We're seeking a full time, on location, Ruby on Rails web developer. You will be responsible for the architecture, development, and maintenance of our server side code, leads research into new frameworks, tools, and best development practices for our team, and mentor our developer apprenticeship program.