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  • Rails: Callback Hell and Pipeline Heaven   Let’s talk about the problem.

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    Clearly, many developers who’ve tried to code using Node.js — or even those who’ve just researched some information about the technology — know the meaning of “callback hell,” as well as the most common ways to get out of it. For the purposes of illustrating callback hell, we will use...

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  • Moving from RubyMine to Atom: Is It Worth the Effort?

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    Introduction It’s pretty hard to find a topic more popular and more frequently discussed among programmers than the process of choosing a text editor. I’m not here to participate in that discussion, because it always ends up with everyone defending their own interests. Instead, I’m here to explain...

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  • Making a Rails App Move Faster: A Tale of Lessons Learned

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    In my experience, most performance improvement tasks take the following form: “This request is working too slow. We have to make it faster.” Sound familiar? In general, to find and remove all mistakes and nonsense parts in the program code, the request itself and all related actions...

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