Posts tagged Rails

This is a semi-active blog. Once I write a post, I usually never update them. If you will read through some of these and try to follow them, please do so at your own risk. Technology changes quickly. Established languages are not as cool as they used to be. Some tutorials written several years ago may no longer work and do not reflect present day best practices.

Hackathon Starters

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Estimation has been deemed insensible by many. Some called it a "waste of time." I thought it was merely due to business as usual. Even when you work alone on your own project, it is frustrating when you’re always wrong about timeframe for completing a project. If you have 50 tickets today and you can finish about 10 to 20 tasks in a day, you should be done in less than a week but why are you still working on the same project the next week? Because there are more tasks to be completed than you have initially expected.

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How to Avoid Fat Controllers and Fat Models

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It's been nearly a month since the Ruby on Rails workshop and I almost feel like it's an entirely new year because I have been learning things that have nothing to do with Ruby programming or computers in fact. They're all very interesting and these are things I wish I knew 10 years ago. I have also been traveling a lot, so much that I feel so disconnected with my work but I will get back soon to work and do things I usually do (in a few days).

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Lean Software Development with Sinatra

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The past few weeks have been unbelievably great. One of the reasons why is I attended the WebGeek PH 3rd Year Anniversay in Makati. It may be one of the last ones I'd attend this year. I could travel as far as Japan for the Ruby Conference or attend the next Geekcamp in Singapore. I've yet to decide.

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Hello! I am Kat. I've been a developer for several years. When I'm not sitting down, reading and working for long hours, I am traveling to some place of interest.
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