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My Ruby Style

Make your Ruby style beautiful.

November 24, 2020

Use a Ruby Linter

Make your Ruby style consistent.

November 17, 2020

Switch to UUIDs

Database keys that can't be guessed, don't overflow, and don't leak information.

November 10, 2020

Configure Generators

Make the Rails generators generate the code you want. No more, no less.

November 3, 2020

Add RSpec::Its

Make it easier to test object attributes.

October 27, 2020

Switch to RSpec

Use a clear and expressive testing framework.

October 20, 2020

Switch to Sass

Make your cascading style sheets easier to work with.

October 13, 2020

Switch to HAML

Make your HTML templates easier to work with.

October 6, 2020

Remove Gem Version Specifiers

Make it easy to continuously keep your libraries up to date.

September 29, 2020

Switch to PostgreSQL

Switch over to a production-ready database.

September 22, 2020

Adopt a Code of Conduct

Ensure a safe and welcoming environment by adopting a code of conduct.

September 15, 2020

Add a License

If your code is open source, make sure people know.

September 8, 2020

Pairs File

Accurately record changes made while pairing by adding multiple authors to your commits.

September 1, 2020

No Git Masters

Remove problematic language from your Git setup.

August 25, 2020

Git Initialization

Use version control to make changes with confidence.

August 18, 2020

The Rails New Command

Creating a brand new Rails application.

August 11, 2020

Ruby Version Management

Use the right version of Ruby for the job.

August 4, 2020

The Annotated Guide to a New Rails Application

A guide to make working with your Rails application more productive and joyful.

July 28, 2020

Small Steps Forward

Improving your product and business in small incremental steps.

August 28, 2019

VAB: The Voom Acronym Ban

Better communication through words.

January 23, 2019

Make Your Specs Into Stories

Use the power of narrative to make your tests easier to understand.

January 2, 2019

Types of Specifications

The five types of specifics present in all software projects

June 21, 2016

Specifications Not Tests

Stop writing tests and start writing specifications.

October 20, 2015

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