Sifting, Scoping, and Selebrating

Sifting, Scoping, and Selebrating

At some point in every web programmer’s life, you will be asked to implement a web form that allows users to apply a set of filters to a table of data. Depending on the quantity and type of form filter parameters being sent, it can be easy to end up with a...
Importing data quickly in Ruby on Rails applications

Importing data quickly in Ruby on Rails applications

Application frameworks often provide their own out of the box services for interacting with databases. This works great when processing data in a onesie-twosie fashion, but what about large batches of data? I ran into this problem over a decade ago with the not yet...