How to write a great bug report
A great bug report can be as short as a tweet. When written well, it can be quickly addressed—and will earn you the love of your dev team.
The Coding Dojo visits Neoteric Design
Around 20 developers-in-training visited Neoteric to learn about work life at a small software firm.
Delivering Paperclip and Pipeline Assets through Amazon CloudFront
CDN configuration is tricky and adds complexity to a server set up, but is well worth the effort.
Ruby Can Do That - Looking back at RubyConf 2016
A reflection on the where Ruby is headed after RubyConf 2016.
RubyConf 2015 Retrospective
I attended my first RubyConf this year, and it was a great experience
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.
Migrating a Decade of Work to Gitlab
We’re in the process of refreshing many of our internal tools here and the cornerstone is a trusty, old, plain Gitolite server. It sat behind the scenes faithfully chugging away, but as we pile on more and more projects, collaborators, and general legacy cruft, we were looking for a clean break.
A Breakdown of the Apprenticeship
A final writeup and breakdown of the Neoteric Design Beta Apprenticeship Program
Where Are the Women Coders?
The tide may be shifting for women in technology, as vocal predecessors like Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer make waves as influential leaders. But how are we, as individual practitioners, accountable for the gender gap in our industry, and how can more minds be included in the making of our future?
Heroku, Rails, and Postgres: Get with the Timezone!
Quick instructions to get your rails, heroku, and postgresql timezone settings working in harmony.
Rooftop Brown Bag Lunch: Service Oriented Architecture
At this week's Brown Bag Lunch Talk, Nick made panini sandwiches (with home grown heirloom tomatoes, including Sonia's grown-from-seed sungold cherries; mozzarella; spinach; and turkey) and we all headed to the roof deck for a lively discussion on service-oriented application architecture.