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Gem Writing: Private Gem Dependencies

When you are working in a Ruby shop that doesn’t completely subscribe to the Majestic Monolith™ mindset, you’ll probably end up with some domain logic that needs to be shared across your apps/services. In Ruby Land, that means encapsulating that logic into a gem, so all of your...

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The Blank Canvas Problem

Is there anything worse than starting a new project? Other than starting a new blog post, I would say no. I have a notebook filled with random app ideas, along with a bunch of parked domains just waiting to be brought to life. To date, exactly ZERO of...

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Thrilling Next Chapter

After far too long of a wait, I am excited to finally be announcing my newest adventure: I have joined Blue Apron as Software Engineer!! …like two months ago…but starting a new job is hard, and so is blogging. There is so much “new” packed into this change, it’s...

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The Bandwagon

I have finally taken the plunge, and decided to pick up ruby as the newest bullet point on the resume. I figured since I work with a bunch of PHP developers who wish they were ruby developers, and know tons of ruby developers who love being ruby developers,...

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