Posts by Vinicius Baggio

PlataformaTec at RailsConf 2011!

José Valim and Aaron Patterson at RailsConf 2011 by @j3z_hh This year me and José Valim had the pleasure of going to Baltimore, in the US, to one of the biggest Rails events of the world! RailsConf is definitely the best place to have the opportunity of meeting and talking to a lot of great … »

Cognitive load and the importance of naming

There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. — Phil Karlton What is cognitive load? When I had Human-Computer Interaction classes in college, I got acquainted with the concepts of Cognition and Cognitive Load. My teacher showed us a very simple example to explain what are those concepts, compare … »

Outpost v0.1.0 is released!

Outpost is me, scratching my own itch. For a while now, freelancing or working for others, I work with pretty much all the stack in web development: from front-end development with HTML and CSS up to the system administration. And sometimes, I screw up. Sometimes, stuff go wrong. Maybe that Sphinx isn’t getting indexed or … »

2010 – A year in review

This year is coming to an end and it was amazing for us at Plataforma Tecnologia. We are proud to share with you, faithful reader, our accomplishments in 2010, which weren’t few. Open Source The year has begun on fire. In February, José Valim made his way into the Rails Core team and has been … »

Quick tip: search forms

Rails is very friendly whenever you need to create forms to input data to your web app’s database. Things get a little different when you must have forms and you don’t want to save anything in the database. For that, you have to resort to other ways, maybe creating tableless models. However, there are some … »