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PRPL on Rails Part 3: Service Workers
Improve your site's performance with service worker caching
PRPL on Rails Part 2: Optimize Rendering
Optimize rendering to speed up your site's time to interactive.
PRPL on Rails Part 1: Code Splitting
Build a Web Component with Nutmeg
Nutmeg is a tool that helps you quickly create, test, and publish a web component.
Building Dynamic Forms in Ionic 2
Building a dynamic form made simple in Ionic 2.
Make a Native Web Component with Custom Elements v1 and Shadow DOM v1
Make an re-useable, encapsulated web component using Custom Elements v1 and Shadow DOM v1
Video Messaging in Rails
Check out how to add video messaging to your Rails app and get it up and running on Heroku.
Using HdrHistogram with Ruby
Get more accurate performance profiling results with HdrHistogram
Building A Slack Bot With Elixir Part 2
Part 2 of a tutorial covering how to use Elixir to build a Slack bot
Building A Slack Bot With Elixir Part 1
The first of two posts about using Elixir to build a Slack bot
The Old and the New: SOAP and Ember.js
Using Ember.js with SOAP
Swift Syntax Highlighting Workaround for Blogging
Since Swift was announced less than one week ago, we as a community can’t reasonably expect syntax rules to be pulled into popular highlighting libraries like Pygments yet (though it’s certainly already in the works). You’ll notice in our most recent...
Unit Testing in Swift
Swift, being all the rage these last four days, has definitely livened up our programming chat room quite a bit. With cautious optimism, we (Betsy and Brad) delved into the Xcode beta, curious about the state of testing with Swift. For the purposes...
Lists out of lambdas and boxes out of functions
There’s a cool article by Steve Losh called List out of Lambda that reminded me, in a really good way, of a section in SICP. If you want to read the boiled-down scheme version that’s in SICP, here it is: SICP section 2.1.3. What follows is my paraphrasing...
From Ruby to Haskell, Part 2: Similarity, Refactoring, and Patterns
It has been a while since I last wrote one of these posts and I didn’t want to leave people sitting by their computer desks forever, waiting with bated breath for the next one to pop up in your Google Reader feed (…whispers from the Internet…), okay...
From Ruby to Haskell, Part 1: Testing
You read that right. Or maybe, if you read it as “stop using Ruby and start using Haskell”, you read it wrong. I’m going to show you why I find Haskell to be utterly fascinating and eminently practical.
Foremost, I want to collect some bits and pieces...
Testing Security with Brakeman
Security in web applications is not something developers discuss often enough – some think of it as a taboo subject, or something the NOC guys have to deal with. Some treat security as a post deployment afterthought. Sometimes little thought is given...
Cthulhuian Document Preparation With Troff
tl;dr: If you are looking for a lightweight document preparation system in the style of LaTeX, try out
troff which is probably already on your system.
Lurking deep in UNIX, even on your shiny new Mac, is the eldritch horror of troff. It waits...
Don't Say 'Emacs' or 'Vi'
A brief tour of some other editors
Quick, think of your favorite
$EDITOR. If you’re anything like me or the people I work with, you’ve got a horse in this race. And again, if you’re anything like myself or my comrades, you’ll probably say Emacs or...
The Hidden Life of Stylesheet Preprocessing
Like any piece of art, a stylesheet should be indivisible and bold, but natural. It should arrive to the browser in one elegant file, a succinct connection between page semantics and presentation. Preprocessing distances a stylesheet from the Sturm...
Respond With An Explanation
Shedding some light the respons_with feature of Rails
George Boole Returned As a Zombie and is Gnawing on My Brain
This is about that oft-neglected corner of programming, the humble boolean. Perhaps, by thinking about what’s going on in many boolean expressions, we can iron out his quickly-forking complexity. And, oh, what luck! Here’s a slab of boolean logic that...
UIAutomation and Pusher
Tiggering Pusher events from automation code.
HTML5, AJAX, IE, and Shivs
Using HTML5 shiv libraries
Script to Use Gems Locally, but Not on Heroku
Do two things to help with gems on Heroku.
Excluding Dev and Test Gems from Heroku
Some tips for managing gems on Heroku.