Hey, so, anyone want to work with me? We're hiring a senior software engineer on my team!
They say not to deploy on Fridays, but nothing about Sundays. So… shipped!
Now aixeta.cat supports the new european SCA regulation. We're ready to handle all those bank payment declines from the apocalypsis.
Working in this app which most of its internals is dealing with Stripe payments, and I'm so glad that I used VCR for tests instead of stubbed requests. You only get to know what breaks from time to time by making real requests. I've fixed lots of stuff by just running tests that otherwise would have broke in production.
A lot of folks use the expression "Rails magic", as if Rails was doing some witchery stuff beyond human understanding.
But it's not.
Rails is just classes and methods, like any other Ruby program. Calling this "magic" makes it harder to understand that anything Rails does for you can be removed, changed or overwritten.
Another Network is Possible
- Indymedia defined an early era of networked protest — and showed us another way the web could work https://logicmag.io/bodies/another-network-is-possible/
Seriously considering buying an ErgoDox EZ keyboard. Health is first, and my wrist hurts too often even though I use a semi-ergonomic keyboard. Sometimes it has even affected my guitar playing.
I'm going to watch the review by Xavier Noria, who spends 20 minutes explaining his layout choice.
I just released Sidekiq 6, Sidekiq Pro 5 and Sidekiq Enterprise 2. 🎉🎩
Will announce publicly on Monday so I can handle any bug reports this weekend.
I asked Steve (@docbaty) at the after-party last night if he thought my opening keynote at @UXAustralia would lose him sponsors next year. His response brought tears to my eyes. Be like Steve.
“So if people heard the message that you said, Aral, in your keynote and their response was ‘well I want nothing to do with that conference’, well in all honesty, fuck ‘em.” – @docbaty
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Building aixeta.cat, a non-profit crowdfunding platform.
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