Happy Developers are Good Developers

Happy Developers are Good Developers

Any developer can relate to writing depressing code. Our industry is known for long hours and the resulting burnout that follows. Corporate America is full of managers that like to see code written, without caring if the code will ever launch. This grinds on the inner-nerd of every developer and they suffer.

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Categories: Business Development, General | Tags: Developers

Your Presence Is Required

Your Presence Is Required

It's time to start thinking about how classes and objects actually relate to each other. Earlier this week, I ran into an into a self-induced problem. I was attempting to populate a database with lots of random, but grammatically correct data.

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Categories: Training | Tags: PHP

Setting up Rails in Ubuntu

Setting up Rails in Ubuntu

How to get a good Rails environment going in the world's most popular free and open source desktop. This week my Mac Book Pro had another kernel panic and while I understand these things happen sometime, this was one of a series I have been having since I acquired it a few months ago.

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Categories: Software Development, Environments | Tags: Rails, Ubuntu, Linux

CSS Specificity

CSS Specificity

Style sheets, style tags, inline styles; if you could override a style and make it important, rest assured, it was. About a year ago, I had a front-end project that was a mess, particularly the CSS.

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Categories: Training | Tags: CSS

Git Hooks for Checking Tabs vs Spaces

Git Hooks for Checking Tabs vs Spaces

While wars rage on about why to use spaces or tabs over the other, we are not here to talk about why we do not use tabs in a project. No, no, we are here to talk about git hooks.

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Categories: Software Development | Tags: git, gitHooks, Source Control

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