What’s in a price? How to price your products and services by Michael Herold So you have something new to sell: maybe your first book or a hip new SaaS. How do you decide the price? How do you know you’re not overpricing? Or underpricing? Why, oh why, did you ever think to sell something?! […]
RailsConf 2018: Ten Years of Rails Tutorials by Michael Hartl Come see how Rails has evolved over the years through the lens of introductory Rails tutorials. Marvel at Rails pre-REST, survive the merger with Merb, feel the joy & pain of the then-new asset pipeline, and watch testing techniques grow, evolve, and simplify. Leave with […]
RailsConf 2018: Automating Empathy: Test Your Docs with Swagger and Apivore by Ariel Caplan Ugh, documentation. It’s the afterthought of every system, scrambled together in the final days before launch, updated sparingly, generally out of date. What if we could programmatically verify that our API documentation was accurate? What if this helped us build more […]
RailsConf 2018: How We Made Our App So Fast it Went Viral in Japan by Ben Halpern We put a lot of effort into web speed for our website dev.to. One day in November we woke to our greatest traffic day ever, and the source was Japanese Dev-Twitter catching wind of just how fast a […]
RailsConf 2018: The Intelligence of Instinct by Emily Freeman Content warning: This talk includes brief stories about sexual assault and IEDs in Iraq. Fear is not a gut feeling. Fear is your brain delivering critical information derived from countless cues that have added up to one conclusion. Stop. Get out. Run. But sometimes fear isn’t […]
RailsConf 2018: The Life and Death of a Rails App by Olivier Lacan Now that it has become a mature web development framework, Rails is no longer the exclusive realm of burgeoning startups. Healthy small and large businesses have grown with Rails for years. Shrinking and dying companies too. In this talk we’ll look at […]
RailsConf 2018: Dropping Into B-Trees by David McDonald Understanding indexes is key to demystifying database performance, and will have huge impact on one’s ability to plan, contribute, and troubleshoot as one progresses in their career. Having said all that: many engineers still don’t really know what indexes ARE. Most simply know what indexes can DO. […]
RailsConf 2018: Booleans are Easy – True or False? by Craig Buchek Booleans are pretty simple — they’re either true or false. But that doesn’t mean that they’re always easy to use, or that they’re always the right choice when they appear to be the obvious choice. We’ll cover several anti-patterns in the use of […]
Song of the Rails Visit to free listening to the full audiobook Format: Unabridged Written by: Helen Macie Osterman Release date: 5/13/2016 Duration: 6 hrs and 57 mins Language: English Genre: romance, contemporary Contact me for any question: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to use Heroku CI Parallel to save time. Heroku CI quick start: Heroku CI Parallel Test Runs Beta: How to split tests in a dynamic way across parallel CI nodes with knapsack_pro Queue Mode and how it works: Learn more about optimal test suite parallelisation:
Learn how to continually measure and optimize the performance and availability of your Java, .NET and Ruby on Rails applications. Understand how you can quickly locate and rectify common performance issues such as CPU spike, memory leaks, slow database calls, etc.
In this video Alessandro Rodi shows how to use Hot Module Reloading in Rails to speed up our frontend development process.