A Happy New Year email to my team

It's Chinese New Year tomorrow, it marks the first day of the year for the lunar calendar. It's a time of family reunion and hope for »

Now on Ghost

Okay, this blog was originally on Jekyll on a custom bootstrap based theme. It's ugly, but it's proudly home made and I always 'had plans' to »

config.assets.cache_store and Rails 4

config.assets.cache_store and Rails 4 Alex Mccaw's post on faster deploys on Heroku got us pretty psyched up. We punched our memcached credentials in: »

Experience Upgrading to Strong Params

In our workplace app, most models are used by different code paths (e.g. a customer and internal user creating the same resource). Using attr_accessible, »

Making PostgreSQL run faster

I use Rails and Postgresql at work. We have a dataset that's growing fast, large and frequently transformed. This becomes a pain when there's a need »