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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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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Network Link Conditioner, a friend to have.

5c603b0c1757c3283d2b00fb1686f723by José Francisco Flores Gutiérrez|

Apr 08, 2015

|Mobile Dev

The 99.9% -I'm guessing the number- of the mobile applications requires internet connection via wi-fi or mobile networks -3G or 4G-. For that reason, it is important to know how our application behaves in different scenarios regarding internet speed connection.

A good way to have an idea without leaving our desk is using Network Link Conditioner, if your are developing for iOS. The main function of this tool is to set a speed connection profile, which can be wi-fi, 3G, 4G, or you can even create your own and then, the connection of your computer will act as defined by the profile.

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