I was recently contacted by a developer who is relatively new into Rails freelancing, and asked me for advice on growing his business. As this is not the first time I’ve been asked about this topic, I thought it would be a good idea to share my thoughts here.Continue reading
I’ve always been fascinated by the amount of complexity that can be beautifully hidden on software.
Take, for example, the Site Validator project. Seen from the outside, it’s a simple app: you enter an URL and it scrapes the site and gives you back a report with the HTML and CSS validation errors. But internally, it involves the collaboration of (at least) fifteen servers.Continue reading