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Past Week's Favorites

from September 11, 2014 to September 18, 2014

  1. Service objects in Rails will help you design clean and maintainable code. Here's how.

    If you’re following the trends in Ruby on Rails, you’ve probably heard the word ‘service’ a few times, or perhaps even encountered it in code that lives in the…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    netguru.co

  2. The Engineering Team Blog

    Recently at Grouper we stopped configuring our staging environment with a staging.rb config file and instead started using ENV variables. Why would we do this? The twelve factor app says it all. But…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    eng.joingrouper.com

  3. A Lightweight Way to Handle Different Validation Situations

    (I sent this post to my list a few months back. If you like it, and want to read more like it, you should sign up!) I ran into a weird situation the other day with one of my apps. Say you have an…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.justinweiss.com

  4. What's New in Edge Rails: Cleaner RESTful Controllers w/ respond_with

    This feature is schedule for: Rails v3.0 REST is a first-class citizen in the Rails world, though most of the hard work is done at the routing level. The controller stack has some niceties revolving…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    archives.ryandaigle.com

  5. 10 Things I Do Every Day To Stay Productive

    I used to be a very chaotic worker, embracing the unpredictable nature of every working day, piling things on my plate, jumping on emerging problems, tasks or questions right away. About a year ago,…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    blog.travis-ci.com

  6. Upmin | Admin for Rails

    Open Sourcing our Admin Framework for Ruby on Rails

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.upmin.com

  7. Kai Peter Chang's answer to How does it feel to work in service capacity position where one constantly interacts with extremely wealthy? - Quora

    For a number of years, I worked as a wealth management advisor. Financial services is the "Concierge of Money" for the Plutocrat class; we were suit-and-tie wearing mandarins of their largesse, who…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.quora.com

  8. Gemma's blog about running and a little bit more

    Lakeland The lakes: The Lake District. 885 square miles of fells and incredible countryside. To a Londoner in me, this felt like some kind of mythical place the first time I visited, driving up the…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    ultratrailsandtribulations.wordpress.com

  9. To be a peaceaholic: A new year’s resolution

    I am a peaceaholic. There has never been a peace initiative that I haven’t endorsed or a proposed treaty that I haven’t supported. When peace is not part of our political discourse, or…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    blogs.timesofisrael.com

  10. 30 Years of the Coens: "Raising Arizona"

    In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Coen brothers' debut, Blood Simple, I’m re-watching their 16 feature films and attempting to jot down observations on one of them per day, in order of their…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.theatlantic.com


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