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Development
March 20, 2018

Rspec, system test, JavaScript and Select2 recipes

System tests are the new shiny addition in Rspec 3.7. Using them, in combination of headless browsers allows you to (finally) write fast end to end tests. Let's have a…
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Development
February 15, 2018

How to search by colour in Elasticsearch

With over 40,000 active designs, our client Patternbank are global leaders in the design and fashion industry. They were looking to improve their customers’ experience by returning more relevant designs…
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Development
January 23, 2018

PayPal Payouts in Ruby on Rails

PayPal Payout is a service that conveniently allows you to send money instantly to hundreds of recipients at one time. We painlessly integrated it into one of our clients apps.…
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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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CookiesHQDevelopmentWeb
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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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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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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DevelopmentWeb
August 9, 2016

Service workers and browser push notifications (with Ruby on Rails example)

We were recently developing an app with a real-time notification component. Since we could be confident of the devices being used by end users, we decided to forego long-polling and…
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CommunityCookiesHQDevelopment
July 26, 2016

CookiesHQ guys discuss Brighton Ruby

A few weeks ago, Nic, Denis and Rob travelled down to Brighton to attend Brighton Ruby Conference - held at Brighton Dome, it's a chance for fans of Ruby to…
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CommunityDevelopment
July 13, 2016

What I’ve learnt from teaching for Code First:Girls

What teaching for Code First:Girls has taught me about myself, the way I see development and how it affects our 'Do good; Be good' mindset.
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