When I think about all of the different ways I've made icons over the past dozen or so years, I start to feel a few different emotions. Old, primarily. But nostalgic? Hardly. We've come a long way, folks.
As this magical thing called the internet has connected us all, the world has become much smaller. Even though we are all seemingly more connected...
One of my favorite things to do with Ruby is to write a quick throw away script to automate some mechanical changes to my code that can't...
For a long time, I avoided trying to understand what common table expressions were or how they worked. The name alone was intimidating. I figured I could just get by with the database features supported by my ORM. Better that way; I won't have to get my hands dirty with all that raw SQL.
The dreaded code review. Nobody likes receiving or delivering a code review, but scrutinizing our code leads to a better product.
I wrote software for a long time without really knowing what a Singleton is, so let's all get on the same page.
What's a Singleton?
Although its usage prevalence depends on the language you're developing in, the general definition is such:
A pattern that restricts the instantiation of a class to one object.
In this blog post we’re going to integrate React components into a Phoenix application. For this example we will implement a simple chat interface with multiple rooms for users to join.
I've been really happy with Datomic, but doing an initial bulk import wasn't as familiar as SQL dump/restore. Here are some things that I've learned from doing several imports.