It’s hard to underestimate the importance of graphical user interface. Through this interface, literally, everything we do as users became possible. GUI lets us interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators. If you have ever developed a desktop tool, you could have paid your attention to that Ruby GUI development is a seldom mentioned subject. But it exists and it’s valuable! And we’re going to fix the situation by making an overview of desktop Ruby GUI development in 2018!
At first, we did not pay attention to what day is it today. But today is Friday the 13th! It is considered an unlucky day so you should immediately stop working. Of course, if you consider your work as just a work… But if you love what you do – nothing should prevent you from coding, developing, deploying, researching and so on. This year, in 2018, Friday the 13th will also occur later on July 13. We do believe that you love what you do! So, have a happy deploying (we’re also deploying today!) with our latest Syndicode Digest #51 – Lucky number!
You must have read our review with the most popular Ruby gems. Anyway, the world is changing and new gems appear. So today we’d like to introduce you some new Ruby libraries for better development experience. Meet 3 new Ruby gems: Pwned, Deferral and interesting_methods!
As Ruby on Rails agency, Syndicode knows many Ruby tips and tricks that are not obvious. But at the same time, there are existing basics many of us forget about. And those basics do really empower the process of development. Today we’ll tell you about what has made Ruby so popular choice for modern web development. Do you use these 5 Ruby methods?
Syndicode wants your attention! Do you remember about the upcoming RubyC conference? RubyC is a European conference devoted to Ruby, Rails and other related technologies that will take place on 2-3 June 2018 in the heart of beautiful Kyiv. We want to remind that the best price for RubyC-2018 tickets expires on 8 April! So this is the last week to buy the RubyC-2018 Early Birds tickets!
Probably, you don’t remember the first gamepads. So as we don’t. But they existed and seemed perfect for the first players. The same happening with the software – back in the 1970s 2KB of RAM was enough for sending people to the moon. Now 1.5GB of RAM lets you just run Slack. Anyway, the world progress is unstoppable. Let’s evolve from primitive gamepad to Nintendo Switch in out new Syndicode Digest #48 – Gamepad jury!
Elixir is a dynamic and functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications. Sounds great! And there are many people who love Elixir, so do we! But don’t you want to know why Ruby developers are all learning Elixir? You’re invited to join ElixirConf EU and get 20% off the price of tickets!
Watch this beautiful visualization of Ruby commits history starting from 1998! Recently Ruby turned 25, and we want you to watch this video with Ruby 25 years of commits visualization!