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Practical Rails 5 App In One Hour – Part 2

Practical Rails 5 App In One Hour – Part 2

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I’ve already shown you the only five types of applications you’ll ever be tasked to build when you’re hired to create value as Ruby and Rails developer. You’ll choose a combination of these customer creation formulas to build an application that meets your business goals…

Practical Rails 5 App In One Hour – Part 1

Practical Rails 5 App In One Hour – Part 1

Excel with Code Excel with Code 22 February 2017

There’s no better way to learn a new programming language, framework or skill than to apply what you’ve studied to practical projects. However, it can be difficult to find commercial projects you can work on to improve your Ruby on Rails skills.

Building API Clients With Ruby

Building API Clients With Ruby

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Before we get into the details of how to build a Ruby API client, let’s take a look at two reasons why SaaS companies build them.

Break Into The Software Industry With Productized Services

Break Into The Software Industry With Productized Services

Excel with Code Excel with Code 03 November 2016

If you’re struggling to market yourself as a qualified candidate seeking a full-time Rails developer position, you’re about to uncover one of most effective strategies for breaking into the software development industry.

DRYing Up Your Ruby Module

DRYing Up Your Ruby Module

Excel with Code Excel with Code 20 September 2016

For those of you who don’t know about the Don’t Repeat Yourself principle, here’s an explanation from Prasad Kharkar.

User Stories For Every App Developer

User Stories For Every App Developer

Excel with Code Excel with Code 18 August 2016

In the previous post, I revealed the ONE secret that will help you compete with seasoned Rails developers, whether you’re working as a solo-consultant/freelancer or looking for your first or next Ruby developer position.

Part I - UI Tests With Capybara In Ruby

Part I - UI Tests With Capybara In Ruby

Excel with Code Excel with Code 21 June 2016

Your Rails application could stop working unexpectedly.

5 practical Ruby on Rails projects

5 practical Ruby on Rails projects

Excel with Code Excel with Code 30 November 2015

There’s no better way to learn a new programming language, framework or skill than to apply what you’ve studied to practical projects. However, it can be difficult to find commercial projects you can work on to improve your Ruby on Rails skills.

Unemployed Rails developer?

Unemployed Rails developer?

Excel with Code Excel with Code 24 September 2015

In the last 6 months alone, I’ve managed 33 drip campaigns that have generated more than 7,000 qualified leads for SaaS businesses and product development shops using a poor man’s version of Salesforce’s lead generation, content distribution and sales process.

Let's talk about junior Ruby developers

Let's talk about junior Ruby developers

Excel with Code Excel with Code 06 September 2015

There was a heated discussion about junior Ruby developer positions on the NYC.rb mailing list a couple of weeks ago. It started when Startup Institute invited junior developers looking for jobs to a webinar, “Decoding The Interview: How To Get A Junior Dev Job.”

Extracting SEO data the easy way

Extracting SEO data the easy way

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As a technical marketer, one of the most important tasks you’ll perfom is keyword research. The goal of keyword research is to understand what kind of information your potential customers are looking for on search engines and provide it to them.