Can't keep up? A simple guide to give feedback.

89c6420fb99cb01bcf2e3502a7851da2by Carlos Muñiz|

May 15, 2015

| Craftsmanship

I've always considered that it's a good habit to, from time to time, give feedback to our peers. Although it seems simple, giving effective feedback, like all skills, needs learning, practice, and patience.

Feedback is praising good performance and offering corrective suggestions. Focus should be both on what the person did and how it should have been done. It's for the recipient’s and not the observer’s benefit.

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Blog Archive

Can't keep up? A simple guide to give feedback.

89c6420fb99cb01bcf2e3502a7851da2by Carlos Muñiz|

May 15, 2015

| Craftsmanship

I've always considered that it's a good habit to, from time to time, give feedback to our peers. Although it seems simple, giving effective feedback, like all skills, needs learning, practice, and patience.

Feedback is praising good performance and offering corrective suggestions. Focus should be both on what the person did and how it should have been done. It's for the recipient’s and not the observer’s benefit.

Read more...

Shopify Theme Staging

9d2d73612dcc5c42fa0ae4540002a77cby Edmundo Perez|

May 08, 2015

|eCommerce

This post is about how to create a "staging" environment for making changes to your Shopify theme. This can be useful to avoid the awful truth of having to do it _in the flesh or the painful and tedious process of modifying, previewing and publishing changes to a theme._

TL;DR

It's all about doing changes on a staging theme, pushing and pulling commits onto a production theme and then deploying your shiny new featured theme.

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The Rubber Duck Effect

89c6420fb99cb01bcf2e3502a7851da2by Carlos Muñiz|

May 01, 2015

|Community

Food for thought

For me, on a normal day at the office, I usually take my coffee, I have my current project's standup and I get to work on the features; out of this, in my "free" ([pomodoro][1]) time I like to stand up, walk and get closer to my colleagues from other projects, just to see what are they doing and how can I help.

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Active Job

6f817240dd76572dc4663b368ce6d9baby Isay Sosa|

Apr 24, 2015

|Rails

Hey guys! I hope you are doing great. Recently I worked on a Spree extension to index products to an Elasticsearch server. To do this, I used an enqueued job to send the model to Elasticsearch. In the outside world, you can use different queueing backends to accomplish this, like Sidekiq, Delayed Job, etc.

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