Software Engineering Blog by Alex Shelmire.

Learning the Hard Way: MySQL Statistics

2 June 2021 at 12:08 - 4 minute read
When an automated, usually helpful process breaks production.

Mastering Arel

13 May 2020 at 11:36 - 4 minute read
A deep and twisting journey into the internals of Rails and ActiveRecord

Adding slugs to your model in Ruby on Rails

18 December 2018 at 12:53 - 5 minute read
Today, we'll look at an easy way to add slugs to a model in Rails.

Using Markdown in your blog with Ruby on Rails

18 December 2018 at 02:20 - 4 minute read
In this post, we'll add markdown rendering to post content via a tested adapter using Rouge and Redcarpet.