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  • History of “Hello, World”

    Hello World

    If you’ve taken even the smallest of baby steps toward learning a programming language, then you’ve almost certainly written a program that printed “Hello, World”, or some version of that, to your console or browser. This is the go-to, cardinal program for introductory software development tutorials and is recognized by developers of all programming languages, […]

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  • Gem of the Week: Bullet
    Optimizing Database Queries in Rails With Eager Loading and Bullet


    A problem I’ve run into before when creating reporting or searching/filtering functionality (or potentially any feature in any project) is making sure I have my eager loading on point. Despite best efforts, something always slips through at some point, which can impact the performance of your app. Enter Bullet. A neat little gem that very quickly […]