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July 27, 2017

Why devoting time for refactoring is essential

Justification for refactoring seems to be less tangible than test coverage, because many see their apps as "if it works, why touch it?". But there are many advantages to dedicating…
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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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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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DevelopmentWeb
September 9, 2016

Initial impressions of Elixir/Phoenix

I recently had a chance to play with Elixir and Phoenix as part of my Cookies Lab. The following is a whistle-stop tour of my first impressions.
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DevelopmentWeb
September 18, 2013

Act on your smelly code quickly before it bites you!

This post uses a recent discussion we had in CookiesHQ as an example. It is one of those "but why change it if it works!?" situations that you can find…
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DevelopmentWeb
July 17, 2013

Learning how to code with Treehouse

One of my objectives for 2013 was to learn something new. So I enrolled for a 10-week course to learn how to knit. By mid-March, my course was finished and…
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DevelopmentStartupWeb
May 23, 2013

We don’t write code, we design software

When you go to networking events where you only have a few minutes to introduce yourself, I often hear developers talking about their actual craft as "I write code, and…
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DevelopmentWeb
September 14, 2011

Rendering code with Markdown and HAML

While writing a future blog post on Openbox, I had some troubles with code Markdown rendering in HAML. A few months ago Ryan Bates released a Railscast on Markdown with…
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