Job websites for 100% remote work

12/15/14  Public, Online Resources

https://remotecoder.io/

https://weworkremotely.com/

2 votes - harrylevine

Ways to create test email addresses

10/28/14  Public, Tricks, Testing / TDD

1) You can add a “+” sign right after your email prefix, and then add anything after that, between the + and the @, and it will create unique test emails address. All of which will be emailed to your original address.

For example, if your emai...

1 vote - harrylevine

Applying a focus during rspec testing to test just one specific area

11/24/14  Public, Command Line, Testing / TDD

add , focus: true on the area to be tested. You can use any word here, instead of focus. (i.e. foobar)

describe "the root page", focus: true do
  visit "/"
end

Then to run the rspec on just that focussed area you type in...

1 vote - harrylevine

How to run a spec / test when there is a time latency or lag involved

10/28/14  Public, Testing / TDD, Gems

For example, if something is supposed to automatically delete every 7 days, how do you test for that?

Two ideas

  1. You can manually changed the created_at data in the database to back date an item, simulating it was created 7 days ago

...

1 vote - harrylevine

Shortcut for finding recent things you have typed on the command line

10/28/14  Public, Command Line, Shortcuts

  • control + r
  • then start typing part of what you are looking for
  • hit enter to select what you want

1 vote - harrylevine

HTML symbol for creating one blank space

03/22/15  Public, Other Languages

 

For example, here are two spaces:

<p>Created: <%= @note.created_at.strftime("%b %d, %Y") %> &nbsp; &nbsp; Updated: <%= @note.updated_at.strftime("%b %d, %Y") %></p>

1 vote - harrylevine

Website and way to create a favicon for the browser tab

10/28/14  Public, Online Resources

Simply add this to the <head></head>section of your layouts:
<%= favicon_link_tag 'favicon.ico' %>
Place the favicon.ico image in /app/assets/images/ if you are using the asset pipeline, and in /public/images/ if you are not.
Also, ther...

1 vote - harrylevine

Debugging & learning SQL in the rails console

11/19/15  Public, Databases, Troubleshooting, Other Languages

Sometimes examining the SQL generated by ActiveRecord query and finder methods can be useful in debugging and learning SQL. Rails' ActiveRecord provides the to_sql method to make this easy.

Open up the rails console with rails c or `rails c...

2 votes - eliotsykes