Monthly Archives

June 2016

Patternbank pattern for clothing
June 28, 2016

Creating a draggable background image

By not thoroughly thinking about how the CSS background property works with percentages, I faced a few problems when using it on a simple tool I worked on recently.
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Close up of a clock
June 21, 2016

Multiparameter attributes with Ruby on Rails

In part 1, we looked at how Rails handles multiparameter attributes - like dates - in forms and models. This time, we'll be looking at how we can use this…
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Person in a black hoodie with the hood up with their back to the camera
June 17, 2016

About building online trust

If people like you, they'll listen to you. But if they trust you, they'll do business with you - Zig Ziglar
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Blank colourful postit notes with pen
June 10, 2016

Challenges and advice to work as or with a part-time project manager

Amongst other things, here at CookiesHQ, I'm a project manager. For the past 4 years I’ve worked part-time, which comes with a set of challenges. So here are some tips…
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Black and white image of blue whale coming out of the ocean
June 8, 2016

Docker continued: trying out the beta for OS X and Rails

A while ago, an 'OS X native' version of Docker was released in beta stage. Thinking that it would be a better experience than my previous, I decided to give…
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People talk whilst enjoying drinks at a restaurant
June 3, 2016

June tech events in Bristol & Bath

2016 shows the continued growth of the Bristol & Bath Digital Tech Cluster. Find out what's going on the tech world this June.
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Tic Tac Toe
June 1, 2016

Tic Tac Toe Game in Rails 5 with Action Cable

I've been playing around with Rails 5 Beta and as great as the Rails::API integration is, I think by far my favourite new feature is Action Cable. A lot of…
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