I did a talk at RubyFuza this year and you can find the video on youtube. The talk centers around various tools like rubocop, reek, bundler-audit, etc that you can use to help you write better code. The slides are available here.
As a fun exercise, I would try and get some of my older abandoned Ruby on Rails projects up and running inside a docker container. The first project I tackled was called “Lotto in my Pocket”. It’s a Rails 3.0 project which I had last touched 6 years ago. My goal was to get everything setup… Continue reading Getting Rails 3.0 up and running on docker and dokku
If you are new to docker I recommend first getting the basics downs with the docker 101 course I have recently started using docker for a new project that I am working on and I want to do all my development inside docker as well as host the application on a docker environment. Doing the hosting… Continue reading Ruby on Rails development with docker-compose, spring and PostgreSQL
I recently did a talk at Rubyfuza in Cape Town. It centered around using gems (Bots) to help get feedback on the state of your code. Find the slides of the talk here: feedback-for-the-developer-who-codes-solo
So I have decided to switch from using Middleman (to generate a static site that was hosted on Github pages) to using WordPress. I am hoping this will lower the barrier to writing new blog posts. Copying all my previous posts overtook quite sometime and thanks to a Stackoverflow post ,I found the required code to add redirects onto my… Continue reading Making the switch from Middleman to WordPress