Fatos Morina

Software engineering and personal development

Month: August 2017

7 Habits of Highly Effective Programmers


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We mostly live our lives on autopilot habits that determine the outcomes that we have. From the moment we wake up (even while sleeping), until we go to bed we repeat certain habits that we do not pay that much attention. This does not necessarily mean that these habits are bad. It shows, however, how important it is for us to take the time and form new habits that produce remarkable results.

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How to deploy Redmine to Heroku

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Redmine is a flexible project management web application that is open source, written in Ruby on Rails. If you need to start using it for your own projects, then chances are you need to deploy it to a server. In this article, you can see how to deploy the current latest stable version of Redmine to Heroku, as it sometimes can be a bit problematic. Continue reading

HTTP Basic authentication with built-in Ruby on Rails method

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You may have cases when you may need to do some authorizations for certain pages, so that they cannot be accessed by unauthorized clients. There are many authorization ways that you can use in a Ruby on Rails application. In this article, I will mention one very simple, yet not that much famous method that comes implemented and ready to be used each time you create a new Rails application. Continue reading

Build a Cryptocurrency Comparison Site using Ruby on Rails and TDD

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I recently had the pleasure to publish my first article at Scotch.io, which is a very popular platform. It is one of the longest articles that I have written so far. It is a written tutorial on how to build a cryptocurrency site in which you can see the changes of values of BitCoin, Ethereum and NasDaq overtime. The project accompanying this article is developed with Ruby on Rails using Test-Driven Development (TDD). Continue reading

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