Here's how to add good deprecation warnings to your Rails applications, and why it might be a good idea.
(July 31, 2021)
Nobody likes to be the one to pick through your pull request for style guide and security violations. Here's how to ask robots to do the work for you, automatically!
(May 29, 2021)
The book's sample source no longer installs due to a dependency change. Here's how to fix it.
(April 05, 2021)
Before integrating additional services into a container-based development environment, we need to start thinking about the app as a collection of services. Here's how to begin that process.
(March 14, 2021)
You can't get very far with a Rails application without a database. Let's explore our options for adding one in a container.
(March 07, 2021)
Rails support for automating development environment setup includes a behavior that may surprise you! Here's how I addressed it in my applications.
(February 28, 2021)
In our first experiment, let's see what it takes to get a Rails app to boot in a Visual Studio Code devcontainer.
(February 21, 2021)
Let's experiment with building sensible devcontainers for Rails. Here's the plan.
(February 14, 2021)
Why I've moved to the simple, privacy-focused Plausible for my visitor analytics needs.
(December 03, 2020)
As Ruby developers, we spend much of our programming time in terminal emulators, at a command line. Here are some of my favorite alternatives to traditional command line tools, and how I've got them configured to my personal taste.
(September 20, 2020)