Choosing a Ruby Version Management Tool: rbenv vs RVM
rbenv vs. RVM Choosing a Ruby version management tool often comes down to two players: rbenv and RVM. The latter was widely accepted as the norm, greatly due to its …keep reading
Containerize Your Development Environment Using Docker
With the official release of Docker for Mac, it’s possible to completely containerize your development environment. When implemented in a Rails app, anyone with Docker for Mac can simply pull …keep reading
How To Update an iOS Project to Use rbenv for Ruby Version Management
As an iOS mobile developer, you may think you don’t need to manage Ruby versions in your project. Many iOS projects use CocoaPods which is a Ruby gem. Some projects …keep reading
Useful Development and Debugging Tips for Ruby on Rails
Make Development Server Available To Outside Requests Problem: You are developing an api and want to make it available to receive requests from your colleagues without pushing your changes to …keep reading
How to add Emoji support in Rails 4+ and MySQL 5.5+
You need to add Emoji storage support to your Rails application, but the DB either rejects the data or mangles the Emoji.
How to Use @Font-Face Declarations in Rails 4+
This is a guide to using custom web-fonts with Rails 4+ and the asset pipeline.
How to Enable Swapfile on Ubuntu AWS Instances
AWS EC2 instances do not come preconfigured with a swapfile. This means that if your application runs out of free memory something’s probably gonna crash.