Author Archives: Chris C

Back and Forth #5: Add a Button to a React App

Birm and Chris add a button to a React application. Have a question or a topic you would like us to talk about then give a us a shout.

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Back and Forth #4: Hosting a React App on Firebase

Birm shows Chris how to host a React App as a static website on Firebase. Have a question or a topic you would like us to talk about then give a us a shout.

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Back and Forth #3: Docker Image for Node React Application

Chris and Birm create a Docker image for a Node React application. Have a question or a topic you would like us to talk about then give a us a shout.

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Back and Forth #2: Vimium

Brim shows Chris how he uses Vim key bindings to navigate the web. Have a question or a topic you would like us to talk about then give a us a shout.

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Back and Forth #1: Fix a React Bug

Chris and Birm fix a bug in a React website. Have a question or a topic you would like us to talk about then give a us a shout.

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SMALL BUSINESS AND THE THREE CONTRACTORS

Check out this post I wrote for Corgibytes about balancing maintenance work with new features when modernizing software. Special thanks go out to my fellow Corgis for their constructive feedback. They convinced me keep the overall idea but re-write my … Continue reading

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A Ruby-Type Talk featuring Sorbet

Last Saturday at the Edmonton Ruby Meetup (YEGRB) I discussed type checking, Sorbet, and integrating Sorbet into an existing Rails application. Feedback and questions are most welcome. Thanks you to YEGRB for hosting and for everyone that participated in the … Continue reading

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Today I Learned how to Secure the Delayed Job Page with Spree Users

A client has an online store that is powered by an older version of Spree. I’m in the process of upgrading it and adding features to it at the same time. It’s a slow process as upgrading to newer versions … Continue reading

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My Takeaway from Reading David and Goliath

Book: David and GoliathAuthor: Malcolm Gladwell The subtitle for the book is “Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants” and as you would expect it has many examples of an underdog beating a giant. Often the underdogs have to … Continue reading

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Generate a Todo List in Standard (Rubocop)

The older I get the more I appreciate code linters. Something that can detect and often correct my formatting errors? Great! One less thing I have to worry about. Then I can spend my time on more important tasks such … Continue reading

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