Aug. 22, 2014
Sublime Text Tips - Charlie
This is a really great outline of the capabilities & features of Sublime Text.
Database Optimisation - Henry
To be taken under consideration... but the lol_dba gem installed and ran in seconds and gave me a couple of good clues for database column indexes my current project could benefit from.
Dev along with Pedro
These two videos from Hashrocket's Lunch n' Learn series featuring Sandi Metz (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGT8bKSS6XQ&list=UUk7lIUwfv3OAWCfk3rreAAg and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT5iriwidRg&list=UUk7lIUwfv3OAWCfk3rreAAg) go into a lot of interesting points regarding OO and testing.
I usually enjoy reading Henrik Nyh’s blog and he has been on a roll recently. This post contains some good tips on using ActionDispatch::Integration::Session to test things like receiving webhooks in your feature tests.
Time for a boolean
The time_for_a_boolean gem by Caleb Thompson presents some food for thought regarding database design and boolean fields. While I haven’t used the gem, I will be exploring adding an *_at datetime field along with boolean attributes that reflect state.
Panamax: Docker Management for Humans - Ben W
panamax.io is something to try if you can’t be bothered to get containers working by yourself.