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Turning off ActiveRecord query cache to improve memory consumption in background jobs

Published on 2021-10-17

How to stop yourself from accidentally switching to a git branch named "master" instead of "main"

Published on 2021-10-02

ruby Thread report_on_exception and abort_on_exception

Published on 2021-09-25

Turning off the SQL cache in rails background jobs

Published on 2021-09-16

It's impossible to know what a unique and valuable design looks like before it is built

Published on 2021-08-29

How to create a multi-column full text search index in Postgres

Published on 2021-08-27

All about fonts on websites!

Published on 2021-08-07

Running rake tasks from within Ruby on Rails code

Published on 2021-07-14

How to create a new column in Postgres with existing rows backfilled with a different value from the default

Published on 2020-12-20

How to figure out what processes are using IO on MacOS / debugging mysterious performance problems

Published on 2020-12-06

The New S3 is Magic!

Published on 2020-12-06

How to have xargs use its input in an arbitrary invocation

Published on 2020-10-09

How to use xargs to invoke an executable once for each argument

Published on 2020-10-09

How to show the current TotalSpaces space name in the menu bar

Published on 2020-05-04

Is there a name for this code design principle?

Published on 2020-04-14

Linux flock does not provide fair locking

Published on 2020-02-01

How to enable Command-E in VS Code on Mac

Published on 2020-01-27

Setting google chrome / chromedriver options correctly in version 75+ with selenium and capybara

Published on 2019-11-28

How to get github pull request commits to be in the correct order

Published on 2019-11-28

These are a few of my favorite software engineering books and blogs

Published on 2019-03-25