Digests » 127
this week's favorite
A critical essay on the fallacy of the need of chasing the shiny new things, frameworks and languages. Learn your core skills and be productive as that is the key.
Parker Selbert teaches us how to use window function in PostgreSQL and integrate them into Rails.
Evan Todd suggests to firstly thinks about your data design and representation first before anything else in your program.
Different way of running a classic retrospective to improve the communication and get the information out of the team.
The performance of rails #save and friends improved with this fix in ActiveRecord.
A guide that shows that it's possible to use ES6 features with Rails projects now.
Nicolas Garnil describes how to internationalise your app with React and Rails.
A guide that explains how to transition to the latest OS X El Capitan with Ruby and homebrew.
A great resource by Leigh Halliday about building APIs with new Rails 5.
Using ActionCable a new feature in Rails 5 to build a chat application.
Yehuda Katz talks about how the future for a ruby dev might look like and how rust fits into that picture. Also, he shows some reimplementation of ruby in rust and explains benefits of it.
Axel Rauschmayer explains the difference between an object with methods and callbacks.
A short introduction into promises API by K. Scott Allen.
Thoughts on how the feature team should look like and work.
Nate Berkopec discusses ActionCable, where it fits and the history how did we get to websockets through polling, long polling and other techniques.