People who work remote nonetheless share office space.
But the office space is virtual, not physical,
and its architect is Marshall McLuhan.
The current worldwide experiment in remote work,
forced by the pandemic
and informed by very little advance planning,
is going to be a lot less painful for people who understand this.
Ever had text fill your entire terminal window
when all you did was a quick git branch?
Here’s a quick pair of scripts which solves that problem
by making it a simple matter of muscle memory
to keep your repo completely clean.
Webpack can do impressive minimization based on static analysis.
The Elm compiler can even exclude functions from your final payload for the end user
based on whether those functions are used in your code or not.
But it’s extremely easy to get the low-hanging fruit version of this in your Rails app
with nothing fancier than Webpacker.
The #72 contributor to Rails is
Best known for his work on Phusion Passenger —
the official preferred deployment solution for Rails from 2009 to at least 2016 —
Hongli is a CTO, consultant, and entrepreneur
based in Amsterdam.
It’s been a couple weeks, but
today I’m highlighting the Rails contributions of
Alan Guo Xiang Tan.
And btw, I’ve had to upgrade my software for this project.
Thanking every one of the top 100 Rails contributors is more complex than I thought it would be.
Mehmet Emin İnaç and Rizwan Reza both hold the #85 position
among the top 100 Rails contributors.
Both have committed to Rails 92 times.
Their commits range throughout the code base,
showing expertise throughout the framework.
In the top 100 Rails contributors,
John J. Wang
are tied at number 89, with 85 commits each.
They were active in different years and even different countries,
but both improved Rails’s level of code quality.
Continuing my series of thank-you posts for the top 100 Rails contributors,
we come to an enigmatic figure known as thedarkone.
Seriously, their GitHub lists no contact info, no web site,
no name, no social media, and no email.