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Denis Sellu

Programming screen
Development
October 31, 2017

Multiple databases connected in rake with rails

There are many reasons why you may want to connect to multiple databases, a quick context to ours. We recently took over a project that hadn't launched yet and decided…
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Utility pole
DevelopmentWeb
January 12, 2017

How we use Segment with Solidus / Spree

A little technical overview of how we use Segment with Spree to track users, orders and products.
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Zipping file icons
DevelopmentWeb
September 1, 2016

Zip and download files from Amazon S3 with Ruby

I recently needed to download multiple files from an S3 bucket through Ruby. As handy as the AWS SDK is, it doesn't offer a way to zip multiple files so…
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Patternbank pattern for clothing
DevelopmentWeb
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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Tic Tac Toe
DevelopmentWeb
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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DevelopmentWeb
March 18, 2016

Adding events to google maps Infobox

InfoBox is an excellent library and replacement for InfoWindow simply because it is a lot more flexible. If you have elements with click events (for example, a bootstrap carousel), you…
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Map of Bristol with drop-pins
DevelopmentWeb
January 27, 2016

Search for places along a route With Google Maps and RouteBoxer

Since my first year at university, I've been looking for an app that would allow me to enter a start and end location on a map, and for it to…
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DevelopmentWeb
November 6, 2015

Getting Started with Ionic

Ionic is an awesome SDK for developing hybrid mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JS. This article is only going to focus on how you can get up and running…
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Train tracks
DevelopmentWeb
October 16, 2015

How to build a basic JSON API with Rails 5

The Rails 5 release is almost upon us, and it's jammed packed with upgrades and new features. The one I'm most excited about is the Rails::API gem integration.
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DevelopmentStartupWeb
September 21, 2015

Skills I improved while running a startup

Being part of a startup was one of the best things I have ever done. I genuinely had the time of my life doing things I never thought I would…
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