October 29, 2011

Whitepaper on node.js

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Wilcox @ 9:02 am

I spent some time last night giving node.js a serious looking at. I was looking for best practices from the node community, and didn’t find any resources there.

So I dug and wrote my own.

Initially this was for internal research, but it seemed too good to keep secret.

So, I present: Node.js: research, analysis, and best practices

October 19, 2011

Announcing: delegate_presenter: the simplest Presenter Gem that could possibly work

Filed under: General Information,ResearchAndDevelopment — Ryan Wilcox @ 8:19 pm

Lately there’s been a lot of buzz in the Rails community about using the Presenter Pattern to organize common view related code outside of the model.

Think of Presenters like Helpers: The Next Generation

I used Presenters on one project with great success. Today I was about to add presenters to a second project, when I said:

Self, you could copy and paste all this code from Project X to Project Y, or you could extract it into a gem

So, that’s what I did: introducing the delegate_presenter gem

Read more documentation on the Github page