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Ruby Rogues Code Reading - Dotenv

Ruby Rogues Code Reading

A nice code reading session on dotenv by ruby rogues.

dotenv is an environment variable loader for ruby. It’s a simple library, but there’re some edge cases around parsing and loading setting from the .env file, and resulted in a good session about some good ruby techniques. 39 more words


Documenting Design Standards

Establishing design standards and documenting them is an important step in defining Software Architecture for an application. The design standards document or Architecture Description Document (ADD) also defines design patterns used in the architecture framework. 386 more words

Software Architecture

Paid virus scanners can suck, too

After having been disappointed with various freely usable virus scanners, I tried a couple paid ones. At least their scan engines are definitely better, producing less false positives. 630 more words

Wisdom & Skillfulness

O que é Material Design?

Material Design é o conceito de um sistema de Design multi-plataforma baseado no que foi chamado de realidade tátil. Altamente impactado por estudos reais com papel e tinta, esse novo modelo de aplicação de UX Design, UI Design e Desenvolvimento foi apresentado no Google I/O deste ano, em São Francisco, Califórnia. 962 more words

User Interface Design

[TIPS] How to move objects 1 pixel at a time

Astah has several alignment features to align UML model elements nicely with easy step.

But still sometimes you may want to move model elements individually just to place them in a right place. 51 more words


Integrating Applications using File Transfer

In my previous blog on Integrating Applications, I had written about criteria used to decide integration style. The four integration styles which are commonly used are as follows: 421 more words

Software Architecture

SEI Presentations on DevOps and Testing in Chicago, September 18

Stephany Bellomo of the SEI will be speaking at the Unicom DevOps Chicago Summit on September 18, 2014 on “Design Implications of DevOps.” Here is an abstract of Stephany’s talk: 249 more words

Software Architecture