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Journey on Rails: ROR 6’s File Structure

Is anyone still in a use relationship with CoffeeScript any m...

Writing RSpec tests for great debugging experiences

We left RSpec for Minitest five years ago because we wound up...

Top 5 Best Testing Ruby Gems For Building Ruby on Rails Web Application

This was an interesting list; I would have said "a great list...

Hindsight and automation

Yep. After you/ve been in this line of work a decade or four,...

I’m Ben and I am a Rails developer

Crowd: Hi, Ben! (Sounds like a 12-step program — very differ...

TIME TO SAY BYE BYE DOCKER !!! Era of Docker is over...

Why would I want to load another layer that can fail (a VM ma...

vagrant up ssh update upgrade dist-upgrade

After the dist-upgrade (or full-upgrade), next time you vag...

What Alternative Text Editors Does DEV Use? (Not VS Code 🐱‍👓)

Eclipse is the only IDE I’ve ever been in a use relationshi...

What’s overrated?

Sili Valley is toxic, not least in the founder-fetish mentali...

What’s overrated?

+100 for Stallman. #cancelstallman has been trending, and i...

What’s overrated?

I've long called Scrum the Project Manager's Full Employmen...

What’s overrated?

Sturgeon's Law is a thing. 90% of everything is crap. Your ...

What’s overrated?

I believe that's called Hype-Driven Development; it should ...

What’s overrated?

Strongly disagree. (15+ years small-a agile experience here...

What’s overrated?

Over 35 years here. I use IDEs for the heavy lifting (RubyM...

What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

Upgrading from IBM Model 026 keypunches (which didn't print...

Best Open Source Tools For Developers 🛠

Mark Text has Issues™ on large Retina screens; working in S...

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