We have a gift (actually 10 gifts) to give away for Giving Tuesday! We’re giving away 10 copies of Ayush Newatia's book: The Rails and Hotwire Codex: Building an app for web, iOS, and android. If you're a junior or aspiring developer (or know someone who is), enter to win this awesome resource.
There have been many musings and learnings since our last TIL update. Scroll on for the latest edition of Things We Learned from the KD team including info on the neat new Turbo release, more things Ruby, and what the Mad Max: Fury Road movie has to do with site design.
Brush up your layout skills by using CSS grid to make your very own copy of a De Stijl classic.
Six ideas for gaining operational efficiency during a downturn (or anytime). Lessons learned through transformation projects, example case studies, and signs that your business might be ready for an operations project (and how this work can save/make you money).
Below is the latest round-up from the KD TIL (today I learned) Slack channel! Happy Labor Day to those in the U.S., and happy back to school for the parents out there. Adam dropped info on how you can
It’s been awhile! But we’re back with the latest from KD’s Slack: Things We Learned. We've been dropping new and/or interesting links in our #til Slack channel, so we thought it'd be nice to collect them in a post.
More than a million websites worldwide are built on Ruby on Rails - and there are a lot of reasons why it’s such a popular language and coding ecosystem.
In this post, we’ll show you how to give more meaning to a simple string and use it to query data in a Ruby on Rails app. In other words, we’re putting our strings to work.
Back again with the latest from KD Squad's Slack: Things We Learned. We've been dropping new and/or interesting links in our #til Slack channel, so we thought it'd be nice to collect them in a post and send out a monthly summary.
We're starting a new series direct from the KD Squad's Slack: Things We Learned. We've been dropping new and/or interesting links in our #til Slack channel, so we thought it'd be nice to collect them in a post.
In this post, we'll show you how to keep your Rails application maintainable for the long run by following the REST design principles. There’s no need to make Rails routes difficult — REST easy!
Understanding the full stack of modern day cloud applications is becoming more and more challenging. From a newcomer’s perspective I’d like to share a few ways Rails can boost productivity and ease some of the challenges of being a full stack engineer.
Understanding your business financially becomes more important than ever in a changing ecommerce environment. The one constant in your business should be your financial reporting accuracy and timeliness. You need the ability to pivot strategically as conditions change and that starts with knowing your financial data. A few hot topics in ecommerce accounting today are:
While we're showing friends and family we care at a distance, it's a good time for those selling gifts online to shine. Here are some of our tips for tuning up the user experience when shipping to multiple recipients in a single order.
From Auto Layout to SwiftUI, things are changing in iOS development. I say it's for the better. Here are eight things I learned from building an app in 2020.
We do quite a bit of Shopify App development around here. Most of our apps use a Rails backend using webpacker with a Polaris embedded app. When developing, it’s nice to have livereload setup even when the app you’re working on is embedded.