Development
February 15, 2017

Why we chose EmberJS to build The Filter’s console app

We're Rubyists at heart, but we chose EmberJS for one of our recent projects. We discuss the reasons behind the choice and whether it was the right choice.
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Startup
February 8, 2017

The 10 must-read books for bootstrapers and early stage startup founders

From the dry and informative publications to the funny stories, we have selected ten books that we would consider must-reads if you're bootstrapping.
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CookiesHQDevelopment
September 27, 2016

Developers are interpreters in search of context

I'm not a native English speaker, and in my early days in the UK I've been, countless of times, in discussions where even if I could understand the words being…
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CookiesHQStartup
August 23, 2016

You might not need to spend a fortune to create a happy workplace

I've recently been chatting with people from various agency setups across Bristol and the South West. When the subject of company perks arises, I've been proudly flashing what CookiesHQ has…
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CookiesHQDevelopmentWeb
July 18, 2016

The If and What If method to help you develop more rounded features.

It's funny how sometimes little methods, when applied religiously, can help you develop better products that just make your job easier.
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CookiesHQWeb
May 18, 2016

Why we sponsor events and an introduction to our “do good” budget.

Since last year, we've been able to sponsor multiple events. For a lot of companies, this type of sponsoring might come out of their marketing budget, but for us, it…
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DevelopmentWeb
May 12, 2016

How relevant is Ruby on Rails in 2016 for web application development?

Ruby on Rails was created in 2004 and Open Sourced in 2005 by David Heinemeier Hansson. It also was the framework used to create the now-superstar app Basecamp.
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CookiesHQDevelopmentStartup
May 3, 2016

On regular staff one-to-ones and our extreme no internet challenge

It's been a little while since we started our experiment on the team. Our latest one started in March this year, and was focused around more regular one-to-ones.
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DevelopmentWeb
April 22, 2016

How to receive webhooks in your Ruby on Rails application – Part 1

Webhooks are very simple. A Webhook is an HTTP callback triggered by an external application to your application (or vice versa). In other words, it's a way to integrate with…
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DevelopmentWeb
February 9, 2016

3 tips for a better use of Tmuxinator in your team

As a team, it's nice to have a ground set of similar tools. At Cookies for example, everybody uses Tmux and Tmuxinator, regardless of their terminal or editor choice.
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