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  • Don't make me think is a great book about usability and interaction design written by Steve Krug. One of the best things about it is that Steve has used the very same principles he preaches at in his book in the design of its reading...

  • One of our Rails applications has to consume an RSS. Nothing fancy here, we simply wanted to extract some fields from each item and store them in the PostgreSQL DB (app was hosted on heroku). Simply slicing...

  • This week we've updated nuntium to version 2.8, yay! Aside from some minor bug fixes, nuntium now implements an exponential backoff strategy when a message delivery fails. Previously, it worked like this: ...

  • I'm currently in the process of upgrading an application from Rails 2 to Rails 3. Fortunately, it's not the first time someone does so, and there's plenty of resources throughout the web that will help you to work it out. In particular, I chose to...

  • Feb 22 2011
    New office, ruby cake

    The last day in our old office was my Sweet Fridays turn - so I wanted the dessert to be special