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Automated tools for bettering your Rails code

I’ve been working on a greenfield Rails project in my spare time. It’s been interesting to work on a project from scratch again; one of the advantages to this is that it allows me to try new tools and keep up-to-date with cutting edge stuff. 910 more words


Valuable seconds lost in a fire

Some may think that it doesn’t matter if a deadbolt lock faces vertical or horizontal when in a locked position.

As I watched my girlfriend’s son attempt to open the garage door, it took him a moment to realize that it was locked in the vertical position because all other deadbolts leading out of the house are in a horizontal position when locked. 134 more words

Tryhard 90's

The 90’s trend has died down a little but in this particular outfit, nothing was matching and everything is a little too out of proportion. The 90’s right? 33 more words


Tracking Ad Performance

The next stage of development in Google AdWords Essential Training is Tracking Ad Performance. This section covers Defining conversions, Using AdWords Conversion Tracking, Installing Conversion Tracking code, Using website call conversions and Linking Google Analytics to AdWords.



Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is intended to let application developers “write once, run anywhere” (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation. 171 more words


Get WKT for coordinate system from epsg.io

A while ago I came across a post on GeospatialPython for retrieving the WKT for a coordinate system from Spatial Reference.

I adapted the script to retrieve the ESRI… 30 more words


Content Optimization: Technical SEO

The next stage of development in SEO Fundamentals is Content Optimization: Technical SEO. This section covers Interpreting the code behind webpages, Understanding how search engines index content, Working with canonical URLs and redirects, Leveraging microformats, Working with server-side factors, Using Google Webmaster Tools and Using Bing Webmaster Tools.