Backend

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  • Idiomatic Sails

    Idiomatic Sails

    09-10-18 Mike Yockey

    Running JavaScript server-side is gaining momentum fast. Mike shares his experience writing web services for a client using Sails.js, a JavaScript web application framework similar to Rails.

  • Legacy Authentication

    Legacy Authentication

    08-21-17 Mike Yockey

    Struggling to incorporate new features into a legacy codebase? Mike shares a way to safely and efficiently bring your existing users along when starting anew.

  • Sparkbox Gems

    Sparkbox Gems

    11-01-16 Patrick Simpson

    We have a lot of fun at Sparkbox. And we say some pretty hilarious things too. Patrick walks through how he created a way for the public to partake in our entertainment.

  • ExpressionEngine on Heroku

    ExpressionEngine on Heroku

    03-21-16 Mike Yockey

    Managing servers takes time and budget away from much more successful endeavors. Mike shares how Heroku can get you out of the server management business.

  • API Testing with Postman

    API Testing with Postman

    04-20-15 Mike Yockey

    Postman is a great tool for prototyping APIs, and it also has some powerful testing features. Mike shares how to integrate Postman's tests into your build automation to make things really take off.

  • HTTP Response Handling in Vanilla Ruby

    HTTP Response Handling in Vanilla Ruby

    11-24-14 Mike Yockey

    Vanilla can be delicious, especially when you learn to make Ruby expressive and flexible simply by following good object-oriented programming practices. Mike shares a method for handling HTTP responses in Ruby’s ‘net/http’ library.

  • srcset

    srcset

    11-11-14 Adam Simpson

    The web is all about responsible compromises, and srcset embodies that mentality completely. Adam explores some recent project requirements that made srcset a handy solution.

  • Feel the Need for Static Speed

    Feel the Need for Static Speed

    07-15-14 Patrick Simpson

    Static sites can save you time and money and offer a huge benefit we're all aiming for—ridiculous speed. Patrick explains how new static offerings overcome some of the reasons people have avoided static sites in the past.