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Nested Layouts With Phoenix

Over the last few weeks, we have been building a web application in one of our clients and ended up duplicating some template code. These new pages had something in common between them, but not with the rest of the application. We needed an inner layout to reuse the template code between these pages, however, … »

Setting up Rails with Webpack(er), React and Jest.

Setting up Rails with Webpack(er), React and Jest. An opinionated and straightforward way. This article has a clear purpose: present a quick and easy way to setup Rails + Webpacker + React + Jest. So if your team is considering, or has already decided, to use React, this is the right article for you. The … »

Elixir, processes and this thing called OTP

One of the notable features provided by the Elixir language is the way it handles concurrency, how this is beneficial on a daily basis and adds value to the final software. And one of the things that comes up when learning about concurrency in Elixir is an acronym we hear a lot, called OTP. OTP The … »

How to report metrics to C-level executives

One common mistake when passing information to C-level executives is overwhelming them with details that they don’t understand or that they just don’t care. The lack of alignment on what to send them may give you a hard time when adopting new techniques, such as process metrics analysis. In this blog post, I’ll explain how … »

Two motives why your team is feeling pressured

Adding pressure to your team is like adding salt to your food: if you add a little bit, everything will be fine, and the result will be better; if you add more, the result might be better, but your health will suffer; if you add even more, you’ve just ruined everything, and you need to … »

Processo: Adaptar é Necessário

Há algum tempo, encontrei um amigo desenvolvedor em um evento e ele me contou que as coisas estavam “complicadas” na equipe em que ele trabalhava. O olhar era um misto de dúvida e cansaço, como quase sempre que alguém menciona a palavra “complicado”. Quis entender os detalhes, pois em outra ocasião ele me falou maravilhas … »