I am a huge fan of SASS (Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets) for styling Rails applications. I have been using it on all of my projects for quite a while now and have developed some great techniques that make it much easier to organize, write, and read stylesheets in an application
PUT means update the resource with this entity, which tends means "overwrite". Now think for a moment about how that works for things like tags in a blog post - if I leave the tag out, am I saying remove it? Ignore it? Do I have to echo back all the data so it doesn't get scrubbed?
This guide will walk you through the I18n API and contains a tutorial how to internationalize a Rails application from the start.
The argument that using tests is a ideologic waster of time fails when one considers how it can help to insure architectural decisions.
Professionals can be recognised by the fact that they minimize complexity. Small modules, complete isolation of modules, minimal (in number and size) interfaces. Bunglers can be recognised by the fact that they launch Visio when they plan their project.
LÖVE is an unquestionably awesome 2D game engine, which allows rapid game development and prototyping in Lua.
Following up on my previous post, this is the second installment of Java Concurrency Bugs. In this post, we’ll look at bugs that come from synchronizing on the wrong object.
Maybe I haven’t been paying close enough attention, but over the past few years an interesting variation of CSS Sprites has been getting a lot of play on large web sites that serve millions of users.
Faker, a port of Data::Faker from Perl, is used to easily generate fake data: names, addresses, phone numbers, etc. T
A while back, I had a requirement to persist a record of which email addresses were sent an email through the system. I expected to find callback support for ActionMailer, but was surprised to find that it didn't exist.
The Sexy Curls jQuery Plugin is an open-source jQuery plugin by Elliott Kember which lets you share in the beauty of the page fold.
Web performance expert Nicole Sullivan discusses a set of best practices in the creation of supremely fast, visually impactful web sites.