Active Support - Presence

Active Support as a whole gets a bad wrap. Ruby is all about developer happiness and that is really what Active Support is all about. It offers a richer bottom-line at the language level, targeted...

Dec 13, 2018

Don't Write About Your Startup

Unless your startup targets other startups, writing about yourself is generally counter production. This is a mistake many (all?) startups make. I am sure we did it on Kickofflabs. Your (potential) customers are not interested...

Dec 12, 2018

HTML Email is Still a Crap Show

Browsers have made massive improvements over the years. The differences between them are now minor. Standards are supported faster than ever and all he major players push updates regularly. Unfortunately, HTML in emails is still...

Dec 10, 2018

Programmers' Credo

It has been one of those weeks….If I could purchase this quote nicely framed, it would be on my wall already. we do these things not because they are easy, but because we thought they...

Dec 07, 2018

Rails 5.1+ UUID As Primary Key

Handy guide for setting up UUID’s as your primary key in Rails 5.1+. Rails 5.1 + Using a UUID as a primary key in ActiveRecord with PostgreSQL For PostgreSQL >= 9.4, ActiveRecord will now use...

Dec 07, 2018