Matt Fletcher

A single ci task for Rails


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
I recently battled some serious frustration in my Rails project; I’m posting what I learned here in hopes that it helps someone in the future. I like...

Podcasts geeks will find interesting (and why they strengthen our culture)


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
Atomic is not a boring or quiet place.That’s not a coincidence. We have an open and transparent office environment. We’re passionate about what...

Rails routes in Javascript with js-routes


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
One thing that has annoyed me historically is hitting our Rails routes from Javascript. I’ve either sent the route down with other JSON data or simply typed...

Atomic and GR DevDay


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
GR DevDay is a one-day, local tech conference coming up on November 5th. The speakers have been selected and it looks like there will be about 33 sessions...

JRuby, Torquebox, and Rails presentation from GR DevDay 2011


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
This weekend I gave a talk at GR DevDay 2011 titled JRuby, Torquebox, and Rails. Overall it went well – plenty of practice meant I got the timing just right...

Podcasts geeks will find interesting (and why they strengthen our culture)


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
Atomic is not a boring or quiet place.That’s not a coincidence. We have an open and transparent office environment. We’re passionate about what...

Why we test


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
A recent experience reminded me of why we employ test-driven development. I’ve been practicing TDD for about six years now. That’s certainly...

window.location as a global variable


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
Lately I’ve been building web applications with quite a bit of the app implemented on the client side with JavaScript. Backbone.js has been handy...

Prepping for the pitch


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
About a week ago I had a wonderful opportunity – I gave one of the five pitches at the January 2012 5×5 Night. Mike Marsiglia, myself, and three...

Basic Devise and mass assignment – am I missing something?


over 5 years ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
This week I’ve started adding real authentication to our application. We’re running the latest and greatest Rails, and we’re using ActiveRecord...