Articles

Replacing the Rails Asset Pipeline with Webpack and Yarn

In this tutorial we look at how to completely replace the Rails Asset Pipeline with tools from the the Javascript ecosystem, Webpack and Yarn.

Samuel Mullen-Nov 15, 2016

Finding the "Next Occurrence" with SQL

Given a start date, an interval, and a frequency, how can you easily determine if a date is the next occurrence?

Samuel Mullen-Oct 31, 2016

An Introduction to ActionCable in Rails 5

An introduction to ActionCable with a focus on how things work rather than how to make them work.

Samuel Mullen-Sep 29, 2016

Delegation Patterns in Ruby

Reducing object bloat begins with doing less

Samuel Mullen-Sep 17, 2016

More than Enough Arel

When ActiveRecord just isn't enough

Samuel Mullen-Sep 10, 2016

Just Enough Arel

Replacing hand-coded SQL with object oriented programming

Samuel Mullen-Sep 9, 2016

Naming Conventions for ActiveRecord Polymorphic Associations

Some guidelines for how to name ActiveRecord's polymorphic associations well.

Samuel Mullen-Sep 6, 2016

Tools We Use: Hugo

Hugo is the tool we use to build the Pixelated site.

Samuel Mullen-Aug 12, 2015

We Are Pixelated

A brief introduction to who we are and how Pixelated came to be.

Samuel Mullen-Aug 4, 2015