Longreads from the Rocketship

LongreadsAugust 23, 2019by Igor Alexandrov

Metka Gem

Rails gem to manage tags with PostgreSQL array columns.
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LongreadsAugust 17, 2019by Natalie Kaminski

JetRockets Receives Clutch Leader Award as a Top Developer in New York!

We know that choosing the right web development agency can seem like a truly daunting task. With thousands of agencies around the world, we are here to help you make your decision faster.
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LongreadsAugust 02, 2019by Alexey Belousov

Stretchy header in SwiftUI

After the release of SwiftUI, many of the standard UIKit solutions have become inapplicable. On the other hand, it is now possible to give it a try and implement the familiar elements of the user interface in a declarative style. One of these elements is the stretchy header on scrolling screens.
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LongreadsJuly 31, 2019by Natalie Kaminski

Mistakes to Avoid When Outsourcing Web and Mobile Development

Outsourcing the development of your web or mobile application is an important business decision. If made hastily, it can cost your company a lot of time and money. Finding a reliable technology partner is never a simple task, especially in today's crowded marketplace, saturated as it is with many web and mobile development firms all claiming to offer excellent quality, low prices and outstanding customer support. In this article, I will discuss the most common mistakes made when outsourcing and how best to avoid them.
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LongreadsJuly 11, 2019by Natalie Kaminski

Managing a Remote Development Team

I have been managing development projects for over fifteen years, ten of which I have spent managing remote teams. Throughout these years, I have experienced many successes, but I have also had some failures which I have always tried to use as lessons to improve my management style. I would like to share some of these lessons as tips for successful management of remote development teams.
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LongreadsJuly 08, 2019by Natalie Kaminski

Benefits of Custom Software

Building a custom software comes with a price tag, but the investment is often worthy. Here are the top ten reasons why.
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LongreadsJuly 04, 2019by Igor Alexandrov

Deploy AnyCable with Capistrano and systemd

First of all, if you still don't know what is AnyCable than probably you never tried websockets in Rails. "WTF???" you probably will say, and you are right. Yes, we have ActionCable since Rails 5.x, but you really believe Ruby is suitable for real time web? I have bad news for you.
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LongreadsJune 28, 2019by Natalie Kaminski

What is MVP and why it is crucial to product success.

What does MVP stand for? What are the benefits of developing an MVP? How do I go about it? - these are just few questions that we get asked often by prospective clients. We have decided to write an article that answers these questions and offers a few tips on how to go about developing a successful MVP.
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LongreadsJanuary 15, 2019by Andrey Suhomozgy

Creating Sortable List with React, Redux, and Reselect

Will write simple React application with only one table and make it be sortable. But will keep sortable params inside Redux state and will use reselect lib to sort the collection.
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LongreadsMay 07, 2018by Dmitry Radionov

Active-support: Outside & Inside

Research of rails standard library ActiveSupport. Realization review and some useful functions.
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LongreadsMarch 01, 2018by Eugene Komissarov

Protocol OAuth2: let’s play with Doorkeeper & Omniauth/OAuth2. Part 1.

Know your sandbox: shallow dive into OAuth2 protocol with Rails and Doorkeeper.
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LongreadsFebruary 20, 2018by Igor Alexandrov

Ruby string literals VS Value objects. Overengineering?

A guide on how to get rid of string literals in Ruby with Rails 5 Attributes API
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LongreadsFebruary 05, 2018by Dmitry Grushko

How to automate your workflow with VS Code?

How unified code helps us increase the efficiency of our team and what we use to write it.
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LongreadsJanuary 29, 2018by Dmitry Voronov

Dry-rb and Trailblazer Reform

Why do we use dry-rb and Trailblazer Reform on the backend?
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LongreadsJanuary 22, 2018by Igor Alexandrov

Rails 5 attributes API, value objects and JSONB

A guide on how to use value objects in your Ruby on Rails applications with PostgreSQL JSONB.
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