When you work on applications, you don’t have a lot of time to blog…

Aaron Lewing

January 25, 2017

Back when Scott and I started writing blog posts for the website, we had plans. We were going to start blogging and we were going to work on applicaitons and both happened, but more so...Read More

Improve performance in a legacy Rails application

Aaron Lewing

October 15, 2016

Wouldn’t it be nice if all your work as a developer was something new? You would only work on something that hasn’t been done, you’d look at your other developer friends and think, “poor Scott,...Read More

The book you wish you had when you started front-end development

Aaron Lewing

September 4, 2016

I am a fan of the Big Nerd Ranch. If you are not familiar with them, you should check out their courses and their books. I took their Ruby on the Server course a few...Read More

The powerful world of WebSockets

Scott Updike

August 22, 2016

One of the best feelings a software developer can have in their career is to be presented with a problem, implement a shiney new solution, and sit back and watch your solution work in all...Read More

What is Software Construction (or how I learned to love Code Complete again)?

Aaron Lewing

August 13, 2016

Who has heard of Code Complete? Have you ever read it? Did you just say to yourself, yes I know the book and I remember reading it back in 2004? Did you date yourself and...Read More

Some thoughts on ORM solutions.

Scott Updike

August 3, 2016

Of all the ways software developers can be categorized and placed into one camp or another, the dichotomy between developers being comfortable with database technology and those that are not is one of the most...Read More

Programming Languages

How do you choose a web application language?

Aaron Lewing

July 22, 2016

Two developers. One problem. Well, one big problem, but we all know web application development is a collection of problems to solve. For the purposes of this post, we will consolidate our list of problems...Read More