Choosing the technology stack for a minimum viable product is often critical for your business’ success. Ruby on Rails can accelerate its creation and cut the development costs. In this article, I will list the pros of ROR and show you a case study of a successful Rails MVP we have built.
As it's been some time since Rails 6 was released (officially on 6th of August 2019), it's about time to update your application to this version of the framework. In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily do it, quickly solve potential problems along the way and take full advantage of some new features coming with Rails 6!
Some time ago, we have published an article with case studies of four major companies using Elixir in production. These companies were Bleacher Report, Discord, Moz and Pinterest. The list is definitely longer. Let's now take a look at some famous websites built with Elixir and Phoenix.
After several working versions released previously, Rails 6.0 is finally out, bringing changes extracted from or built by dev teams behind the framework's flagship products like Basecamp or GitHub. Let's see what new features its final release is bringing and consider if it's for the better or worse for the Ruby on Rails ecosystem.
Google, Apple, Buffer are some of many tech giants who outsource software work to external development teams. But is outsourcing a fit for your purpose? Let's compare it with working with an in-house development team and highlight possible scenarios for your business.
The debate over Ruby’s possible decline and the brand new era of Elixir seems to be alive and well in the dev community with threads like ‘Is Ruby on Rails dead?’ and ‘Will Elixir Phoenix destroy Ruby on Rails?’ on Quora and numerous similar topics on Reddit. But what if we are asking the wrong questions?
Introducing Lit 1.0: a reworked i18n Ruby gem that will make your web app's translation a lot easier. Watch the video for details!
And because we think it’s a proper way to showcase our developers' skills. What’s more, we believe it’s right to encourage people like you to learn and improve. We are part of the movement based on knowledge sharing and we are proud to say thanks with a learning resource so awesome as our Free Elixir Course.
I am a father of three incredible girls - one is five and two are three years old. They are much smarter than I am, and they are learning so fast, you can’t even imagine. But the greatest thing is their imagination. Amazing, indescribable imagination. Sometimes I try to learn something from my kids and this is what I did. About coding of course.
The recruitment process may look very different and may have a different number of steps, depending on the size of the company or a position you are applying for. Let me share with you the path I had to pass in order to become a junior Ruby on Rails developer at Prograils. This, however, was not some useless task you are usually asked to complete in order to get hired. I am happy that the outcome of my work, the app called Bailiff2.0 is now in frequent use among the team members of our software house to manage daily expenses.
Everyone who works with Ruby probably knows that this language originates from Japan. No surprise that the idea of a human-friendly programming language appeared in the country of Zen. Also, that RubyKaigi, the biggest Ruby conference is being held in one of the Japanese cities each year. This May and June it was Sendai, and I was lucky to be nearby! Without hesitation, I decided to go there and attend this most prestigious Ruby event.
Over the years, pair programming has become a widely discussed concept in the software development community. The feelings towards it range from love to hate, depending on who you ask. Let us examine various scenarios, the pros and cons of this method and confront it with the everyday reality of a small software house.