Archive Monthly Archives: September 2017

How to install Ruby on Rails

I recently had to walk through a client on how to install Ruby on Rails on his machine. It made me realize that it’s not exactly a straightforward process. I’ll go over how to install Ruby

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Squashing commits

In one of my previous employers, we would make one commit per ticket. This seemed to go against the common wisdom “commit often”, but I noticed that it had several advantages. The first advantage

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API key authentication with Rails

I recently completed a code challenge where part of the challenge was to build an API that authenticated a request via an API key. I’ll go over the basics of implementing this in this blog post. Even

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Streak for Android released

An Android app that I’ve been working on for a few months on freelance basis through Gigster for a client has finally been released. This was the first Android app I have worked on mostly alone and

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