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EmailHunter Ruby Wrapper

A tiny ruby wrapper around Email Hunter API. Email Hunter helps sales people reach their targets and increase their sales. [more inside]


Ruby gem to inspect completely a web page. It scrapes a given URL, and returns you its meta, links, images more. [more inside]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Debugging SJR Templates

SJR is a double edged sword in that it’s awesome when it works, but can be a nightmare to debug if it doesn’t. Over time I’ve developed a sort of systematic approach to debugging SJR templates that I use to track down mistakes in the template and stay on SJR’s good side. I shared my technique (along with a cheat sheet PDF) in my latest blog post…

Improving RubyFlow: What Features Do You Want?

Hi folks, we’re going to spend some time soon to improve RubyFlow and have noticed a few common feature requests. The most popular is probably adding a “report” or flagging button so we can take down spam/junk links - so we’ll be getting that rolled out. But what else would you be keen to see? [more inside]

+1 search and votes
I think it’s already open-source…: …
Search sounds good & maybe the ability to reload your avatar / name from gi…
Sort comments by upvotes. So you don’t need 20 comments saying “+1 Search and V…

Go Full Stack Rails - The Frontend part 2

This is the follow-up to a series covering the development of a clean, maintainable and well-tested full-stack application with Rails and ES6. In this post, we cover “Promises” in the context of the provided example application. There’s also some discussion around how to improve promise-based tests and tips for running JavaScript specs with code42template. We also have three other posts available: The Backend: part 1, The Backend: part 2, and The Frontend: part 1.

Chain service objects like a boss

How can we keep controllers and models skinny? One of the widely accepted solutions is the use of Service Objects. In this blog post I show how I structure and chain them to improve the flow of the application and refactor the model layer.

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