December 16, 2016
There's a lot to hate about legacy code, but is it possible it's more good than bad? Find out what it is, why it's so hated, and how you can benefit from it.
December 4, 2016
Cancer in software has many of the same characteristics as those in the human body: it steals resources from the body, grows at an alarming rate, and spreads. Know what symptoms to look for in your software, what damage in can lead to in your project and busienss, and learn how to fight it.
November 15, 2016
October 31, 2016
Given a start date, an interval, and a frequency, how can you easily determine if a date is the next occurrence?
September 29, 2016
An introduction to ActionCable with a focus on how things work rather than how to make them work.
September 17, 2016
Reducing object bloat begins with doing less
September 10, 2016
When ActiveRecord just isn't enough
September 9, 2016
Replacing hand-coded SQL with object oriented programming
September 6, 2016
Some guidelines for how to name ActiveRecord's polymorphic associations well.
August 12, 2015
Hugo is the tool I use to build the SamuelMullen site.