The pluck method is a performant option to query columns from one or more tables. The ability to pass valid SQL directly makes it all the more handy.
Some tricks to help you fix tests that sometimes fail.
I love writing gems. Lately, I’ve been particularly interested in tackling the big, important problems in math, like how can a computer generate a truly random number. I took this challenge head-on when I developed the fair_dice_roll gem.
Running routine tasks like a server health check often sends an email every time it returns healthy. Overtime, they’re easy to ignore. But, what you really need to know is when these email stop sending. Using a new Dead Man’s Snitch feature, you can now easily monitor when an email isn’t sent and DMS will alert you.
We’re very excited to welcome Ray Brown to the Collective Idea family.
Need to round to the nearest 30 minutes or up to the next 250 or some other fun rounding case? Ruby’s build-in
ceil won’t help you, but the Rounding gem will.