Problems with App Links

App Links is a cross-platform solution for mobile deep-linking. It gives you a set of tools that makes it easy to link to content in your app.

For example, if someone is in the Mailbox app on their phone and sees an email containing a link to Pinterest...

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release: extract

extract is a little text processing utility that only prints the matching part of a line. It works much like grep -o or grep --only-matching but it is written in Ruby. Unfortunately I didn’t look at the grep manual before writing this…

The pattern...


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Post-it Driven Development

This is not a manifesto, just some observations and a technique that I use to work through some problems more efficiently.

Some times we’re in a rut, anxious or overwhelmed because we don’t really know what to do next. This anxiousness often turns...


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PostgreSQL, gimme back my disk space!

One of the biggest mistake that I’ve made when I bought my current MacBook Air is to cheap out on disk space (128GB). Ever since, I have been fighting the good fight against running out of space.

I started using Disk Inventory X early on, as recommended...


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Identifying multiple instances of a polymorphic association in Rails

I recently had a problem which was solved by a polymorphic association and made things easy. Then came a twist: I needed model B to have a reference to two identifiable instances of A (polymorphic).

I’m having a hard time explaining what the problem is without an example so I hope that the rest of the post and examples will shed light on that.
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