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Let’s Write a Gem: Part 1

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Gems. Gotta love em. If you’re a Ruby developer then you already know that gems are simply fundamental to Ruby programming. Let’s write one. Right now. And n...

Increase Rails Performance with Database Indexes

3 minute read

Ever added a ‘belongs_to’ or ‘has_many’ to a model in Rails? Did you remember to add the database index? Find out why you should and how it’s done in this gu...

Trying out Z Shell

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Three things convinced me to give Z Shell a try.

Deploying Octopress

2 minute read

The easiest way to deploy Octopress out of the box is, by far, rsync. Why do I think it’s easier than github pages or heroku?