Posts by Lucas Mazza

Extending and customizing 3rd party code

We have a gem available for every kind of feature or scenario we might face in our applications and that may help us focus our development time on things that are more important to our applications. But, every now and then, these packaged solutions aren’t exactly what we need, and some sort of customization needs … »

Lançamos mais um livro! \o/ “HTML5 e CSS3: Domine a web do futuro”

Aqui na Plataformatec eu trabalho lado-a-lado com desenvolvedores (back/front-end), designers e gerentes de projetos. Francamente, é difícil saber onde termina o trabalho de um e onde começa o trabalho do outro. Existe muita sobreposição de conhecimentos entre os membros das nossas equipes e isso é muito bom! Nós realmente acreditamos no poder das equipes multi-disciplinares … »

Flushing content blocks with Rails 4

Besides the big and shiny features that Rails 4 holds, there’s a lot of small improvements on several other sections of the Rails framework – helpers, core extensions, app configurations and more – that might not even hit the Changelogs but will somehow make our lifes easier in the future. One of these hidden gems … »