3 reasons to refactor

3 reasons to refactor

To be honest, developers love to refactor. Even if they say they don’t. Despite code refactoring aimed to make your project better, you shouldn’t go ahead improving what you’ve done just because “you can”. To save your money, time and resources, we’d like to share with you some points to consider refactoring and describe situations when you don’t really need it. 3 reasons to refactor your code are here for you. 

Ruby on Rails metrics measuring. Syndicode

Ruby on Rails metrics measuring

How do you track the performance of your application? When you instrument your app, there are more and more things you want to measure. Here we are to simplify your task and define the most important moments to monitor in Rails. As Ruby on Rails agency, Syndicode has compiled Ruby on Rails metrics measuring list for you. 

7 gems to provide better RoR architecture. Syndicode

7 gems to provide better RoR architecture

Do you remember our article about the most popular RoR gems? There we created the scope of gems are still in use from 2014. Using them you’ll definitely make your work simpler because all you need is already created. But “the times they are a-changin'” as Bob Dylan said. So today we have even better gems to share with you. Syndicode has found a treasure chest with 7 gems to provide better RoR architecture.

How to define constants in Ruby? Syndicode

How to define constants in Ruby?

Syndicode is still looking for Ruby on Rails developer and continues the series of useful articles about Ruby and Ruby on Rails tricks, hacks, performance etc. You can be a superb professional, but to upgrade your knowledge you have to read more non-stop. So even if you think you know everything, maybe you’ll find something new in our article about how to define constants in Ruby. By this, you will benefit and upgrade your skills! 

Courses on programming. Syndicode

Courses on programming

Syndicode is looking for Senior JavaScript Developer! To encourage our future applicants we’d like to tell you more about advantages of being a programmer and make a list of sources where you can improve your skills or learn something new. Because programmer is a very interesting but challenging profession. So you always have to know the latest trends and new technologies. To simplify your task we have collected the list of courses on programming. 

Use all GitHub features. Syndicode

Use all GitHub features

As a GitHub community member, you probably spend there a lot of time. But do you know all the possibilities of this repository? It has some non-obvious features to make your work even better and faster than you think. In order to raise your productivity, you have to explore and use all GitHub features. 

The most used Ruby on Rails gems for all the time. Syndicode

The most used Ruby on Rails gems for all the time

Every programmer has his own list of tools and resources he uses for everyday work. But sometimes we find that our lists are quite similar to the lists of the others. It might be explained by a series of reasons: the level of spread, quality, popularity within the community and so on. Today we decided to share with you the results of Syndicode’s small research about the most used Ruby on Rails gems for all the time. 

Don't be afraid of Vim. Syndicode

Don’t be afraid of Vim

Despite we support the idea of simplifying our life with different hacks and tools, we know that sometimes harder way can bring you much more. We bet, that most of you refused even to think of Vim: “Come on. Why should we if there are Atom and Sublime?” And that makes a sense. But if you dare, this text editor will make you a high-professional and fast developer. Don’t be afraid of Vim!

Syndicode Digest #16 – Gathering stones

Syndicode Digest #16 – Gathering stones

Goodbye, July! And welcome, August (which originally means “to increase”). Now the time to think of what you will do in fall. Unofficial symbol of August is birthstones. Imagine that every of the birthstones is a skill you promised yourself to improve last year. Let’s collect them all and set new goals for you to become skillful and experienced. We have something that will help you in Syndicode Digest #16 – Gathering stones.