Dom Christie

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In Ruby, curly braces can be omitted from hashes not only when the hash is the last argument of a method, but also when it’s the last item in an array: [1, 2, three: :four]. Neat!

✍️ typography

Bricolage looks great: A free and open source variable font with French attitude and British mannerisms across 3 axis: weight, width & optical size

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Run migrations after a deploy to Heroku. In Procfile, add a release command:

web: bin/rails server -p $PORT
release: rails db:migrate

Learnt via Justin Searls’s The Selfish Programmer talk.

πŸ›€ ruby on rails

RailsInspire: a directory of patterns for Ruby on Rails apps. I particularly like the interface. It simply highlights the files needed to implement the pattern, including explanatory annotations. Really nice work from Jeremy Smith.


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