ariejan de vroom

Rails generate model: be specific

• tagged rails • 260 words • ~2 minutes

Rails offers some very useful generators, one of which creates new model, including migrations. But did you know you can get into the specifics right from the command line?

Building Golang CLI Tools Update

• tagged golang • 560 words • ~3 minutes

After my previous post on using a `Makefile` to set version and build info I got some valuable feedback from other Gophers. Here's an update.

A makefile for Golang CLI tools

• tagged golang • 736 words • ~4 minutes

Golang is very useful for creating command line interfaces. It does get complicated when you also want to set variables at compile time. I've made a Makefile for that.

Why I dropped fish in favour of Zsh

• tagged fish and zsh • 363 words • ~2 minutes

Developers are religious about two things: their editor and their shell. Many will say fish is the best there is, but after a few months of fish, I'm back to Zsh.

Rails: Prevent Accidental Debugging Commits

• tagged git and rails • 494 words • ~3 minutes

Figuring out complex app behaviour in development often requires you to pull some tricks. It would be very awkward if those changes found their way into production unintentionally.