Week 2 week stats of Syndicode's facebook page

Week 2 week stats of Syndicode’s facebook page

Today I decided to publish different statistics related to our website, facebook and linkedin pages. We start with last week to previous week stats of the facebook page. And here we have week 2 week stats of Syndicode’s facebook page. The huge difference is generated by posting to blog 4 instead of 2 blog posts…

TracePoint API - what is it?

TracePoint API – what is it?

Sometimes you need to trace all invoked methods in your program. Earlier there was a set_trace_func tool that was very slow and not convenient. Fortunately, starting from Ruby 2.0 we have another one – TracePoint API which aims to replace it. Strictly speaking, the TracePoint API is simply an Object-Oriented wrapper around the now obsolete…

Does ruby on rails scale?

Today, I had discussion with one potential client for our agency if Ruby on Rails application scales well comparing to other modern technological stacks to create web apps and backends for mobile apps. We discussed his startup idea. We went into other things he has to take care except for Ruby on Rails development. At…

Fan with combinators: Kestrel sign

Fan with combinators: Kestrel sign

Fan with combinators: Kestrel sign. Did you use Kestrel in ruby? This pretty neat combinator, that can give you so much power. Originally it’s called K and looks like this: Did you have it? It returns you only one element if you give him two. As lambda expression. Ruby is great language. It has Object.tap…

Ruby software developer vs masseuse for success

Today I had a discussion with colleague about role of software development and software developers in tech startups. He thinks that programmers contribute the major part for the success of the whole story. That is even more true if they are ruby software developers. Before starting up couple (majority failed attempts) businesses I had the…

Teach me some Ruby

Teach me some Ruby

Teach me some Ruby. Today I want to share real situation I had with one of our clients. She sold her online SaaS business developed with Ruby on Rails and asked to teach her some Ruby. There are a lot of reputable startup mentors who say founders should know how to code, I fully agree…