Software. Finance. Entrepreneurship.
Y Combinator - Top 50 Software Startups
Sep 13, 2020 | 12 minute read | EntrepreneurshipProgrammingPersonal
List of 50 most valuable Y Combinator software startups. Contains latest valuation, descriptions, back-end programming languages used, and links to sources.
Ngrok: Create & Share a URL to Your Localhost Server
Aug 17, 2020 | 3 minute read | Programming
How to create an instant, secure URL to your localhost server / application through any NAT or firewall. Great for sharing web applications and testing webhook functionality. Build a sample application, install ngrok, creating a local HTTP tunnel
Rails Performance: 3 Tips For Removing N+1 Queries
Aug 9, 2020 | 5 minute read | Programming
Learn how to make you rails app faster by eliminating n+1 queries! Read about eager loading, using size vs count, and the bullet gem
Rails - Time Zones & Daylight Savings Time
Aug 9, 2020 | 3 minute read | Programming
How to show time in your rails app in various time zones (and across daylight savings time boundaries)
Byebug Not Working - Rails
Oct 25, 2019 | 1 minute read | Programming
Is byebug stopping the execution of your rails tests multiple times at the same time? Multiple threads are likely the cause. Read more here
How to Host Your Own Podcast RSS Feed
Sep 7, 2019 | 5 minute read | Programming
Learn how to host your own podcast. It is easy to retain full ownership, control, and SEO / traffic benefits
Exploring Rails Internals
Sep 7, 2019 | 6 minute read | Programming
My favourite takeaways from exploring Ruby on Rails source code
Rapid Prototyping - Design
Aug 17, 2020 | 3 minute read | Programming
How to quickly create a mockup for your application idea
3 Famous Examples of Growth Hacking
Sep 7, 2019 | 4 minute read | ProgrammingEntrepreneurship
Find out how Airbnb, Dropbox, and Hotmail achieved explosive growth through non-traditional marketing channels
Ruby Multithreading - Concurrent API Requests
Aug 9, 2020 | 2 minute read | Programming
How to make concurrent API (HTTPS) requests in ruby. Multithreading made simple
Page Specific Javascript - Ruby on Rails
Aug 9, 2020 | 1 minute read | Programming
How to create a JS file that only gets included for a specific view (and not all views) in Ruby on Rails
WTF is an API?
Sep 7, 2019 | 2 minute read | EntrepreneurshipProgramming
A non-technical explanation of what an API (application programming interface) is
The 5 Pillars of UI Design
Sep 7, 2019 | 4 minute read | Programming
A quick overview of the 5 most important facets underlying a great user interface (UI)
Docker 101
Aug 9, 2020 | 15 minute read | Programming
Containerizing all of the code
A Drake Twitter-Bot - Automating the 6 God
Sep 7, 2019 | 8 minute read | Programming
Replying to tweets containing Drake lyrics with the next line of the song