First Event in RailsEventStore

First Event in RailsEventStore

The Programmer’s Dilemma: As a dedicated developer, you care deeply about your project. You actively perform updates, refactor code, write tests, and more. At some point, however, you realize that a gem you rely on at the core of your system has become obsolete. Its last update was several years ago, and it no longer supports the latest version of Ruby. What do you do? Do you pressure the gem’s maintainer to fix the problem? Do you take over maintenance of the gem yourself? Do you switch to an alternative solution, or even create your own? In this RailsEventStore series,...

Rails Default Scope Overview

Rails Default Scope Overview

Do a quick online search for “Rails Default Scope” and you will get a ton of articles: why you should not use default scope at all, why default scope is the root of all evil, how to remove default scope from your project. These articles often have a strong negative opinion about default scope. But is default scope really that bad? The default scope discussion has been going on since at least 2015, almost a decade of Rails development, and people are still talking about it.

Things you didn't know about Ruby

Things you didn

From time to time, when I create a code, people ask me: Is this working? , or they tell me: I didn’t know that. Being in those situations allows me to understand that something normal for me can be new for someone else. So, today I would like to share with you some Ruby tips and tricks. I hope you will like them.

Ruby map(&:method) syntax - meaning & usage

Ruby map(&:method) syntax - meaning & usage

A few days ago, I worked on a customer project, and I wanted to use one line map but with an argument for a method inside this map. I never had this need before. Normally in one line map, I do something like .map(&:next). This time I needed something else. So, I did a short research on how can I do that. The results of this research were so interesting to me that I decided to create an article about this topic. So let’s get started!

Slack - a communication tool

Slack - a communication tool

I often say: Premature optimization is the root of all evil. and this is true. Nevertheless, I will talk today about optimization. The optimization of work environment or, in other words, efficiency is very important. Who doesn’t want to work faster? Do the work and have more time for yourself? For sure, I want. So, today I will share some tips and keyboard shortcuts for Slack.

Good programmer skills

Good programmer skills

People often ask me what they should do to be a programmer. In most cases, they expect advice like: read this book, learn this technology or do this course. They want the silver bullet answer, but it’s not so simple. Of course, you can graduate and feel more confident in programming. Even then, you can be a bad programmer. Programming is one of these fields, where you always evolving, improving your skills, your mindset, and learning new things. Today, I would like to show you some skills, which are, in my opinion, important for a programmer.

Logitech G915 TKL with Ubuntu

Logitech G915 TKL with Ubuntu

I bought a Logitech G915 TKL keyboard at a beginning of the 2021 year. This keyboard works pretty well on Windows and Logitech G Hub software. There is a ton of ways to customize it. It can be fun. The problem comes when you cannot normally install G Hub software on your system, like on Ubuntu. Since I use the Logitech G915 TKL keyboard for a while with my Ubuntu, I would like to share what I already know about customizing it on Linux.