Rails Service Objects: A Comprehensive Guide

By Amin Shah Gilani – Ruby On Rails Developer @ Toptal Ruby on Rails ships with everything you need to prototype your application quickly, but when your codebase starts growing, you’ll run into scenarios where the conventional Fat Model, Skinny Continue reading Rails Service Objects: A Comprehensive Guide

Why Getting Your Web Hosting Right Is Essential For Your Business

Image credit: Burst Choosing a web host often gets lumped in with all the generic administrative tasks (such as registering the domain) that must be dealt with as swiftly as possible in order for more important matters can be addressed— Continue reading Why Getting Your Web Hosting Right Is Essential For Your Business

Shopping Cart Abandonment

Shopping cart abandonment… a heart-breaking reality of today’s ecommerce industry. This is as major concern of most ecommerce business owners. Source: https://www.fullestop.com/mobile-smartphone-solutions.html

The Web World: Who Owns Who? (Infographic)

It is a common thing for one big company to own several other large companies. As a matter of fact, there are about a dozen companies that own all the other ones. This infographic is a must-see! View the infographic Continue reading The Web World: Who Owns Who? (Infographic)

Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

By Federico Pereiro – Freelance Software Engineer @ TopTal Declarative programming is, currently, the dominant paradigm of an extensive and diverse set of domains such as databases, templating and configuration management. In a nutshell, declarative programming consists of instructing a program on what needs Continue reading Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

A Short Introduction to Drupal

What is Drupal? Drupal is a content management system that is used by people all over the globe to help them build and maintain websites. You are probably using sites made on Drupal every single day without even realizing it. Continue reading A Short Introduction to Drupal

Sometimes When It’s Not Broken, You Should Fix It

Businesses sometimes are not too keen on switching to newer software. There is the expense of spending money on the software, the implementation, and the training that is necessary. It takes up a lot of time and energy and could Continue reading Sometimes When It’s Not Broken, You Should Fix It

Command Line Tools for Developers

By Piotr Gaczkowski – Freelance Software Engineer @ Toptal In today’s online world, the battle to attract users continues to rage on, with app makers preferring either mobile or web apps. Desktop applications are becoming less and less relevant. Moreover, Continue reading Command Line Tools for Developers

REST Assured vs. JMeter: A Comparison of REST Test Tools

By Nemanja Veskovic – Freelance Java Developer @ Toptal Testing representational state transfer (REST) APIs can be a tricky business. Many who resort to manually testing REST APIs overlook details and miss out on ways they could save time. Any Continue reading REST Assured vs. JMeter: A Comparison of REST Test Tools