Quick Rails 4.2 app setup

06 Jan 2015

I read a great post by Graeme Mathieson that walks through how he sets up a new Rails 4.2 project from scratch. At the bottom of the post he mentions it takes him half an hour or so. I've been meaning to play with Rails Application Templates and figured this would be a good opportunity to see what they can do and if they can cut down this boilerplate time.

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Erlang Factory Lite Berlin 2014

05 Dec 2014

Yesterday I went to Erlang Factory Lite in Berlin. It was a great day of presentations and chat about Erlang and Elixir. Highlights for me were hearing José talk about Elixir and chatting with Robert Virding at lunch after seeing his talk on Erlang.

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Why is my test failing when I use cast?

13 Nov 2014

A little while ago Paul Wilson tweeted about some troubles he was having while converting an example from the Erlang and OTP in Action book to Elixir and adding tests. I'd just been doing the same thing and I wanted to expand on my reply to him here.

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