The Rietta Blog
Companies take too long to patch production leaving plenty of time for threats to attack! Here's how to fix it with security-oriented Agile practices.
The MySQL decimal (A.K.A. numeric) data type can be used to store the exact numerical value with a fixed point decimal. The Syntax of MySQL's decimal is "DECIMAL(precision, scale)".
It's important to answer the demand for accessible websites to proactively avoid legal implications after the Supreme Court declined to hear the Domino's Pizza appeal in an ADA case.
Even though Git has been the dominant VCS for over a decade, some popular open-source projects don't properly accredit contributors. Open-source projects have a ethical obligation to properly portray the work that was done to the project.
Composing queries with ActiveRecord and .arel_tables to select individual columns results in long lines. By delegating `arel_tables to ., queries have a more readable interface without losing context. Delete .arel_tables from all usages; gain sanity dealing with complex queries.
Forking open source repositories is a standard way of contributing to open source projects. At Rietta, a small agency, all developers fork internal repositories when working on client projects.
Learn 5 practical steps to protect yourself from malicious backdoors in Ruby Gems.
On 08/19/2019, a CVE was discovered on a popular Ruby gem called Rest-client. Although caught quickly, this could raise the case of 2FA being a requirement for Package Manager accounts like Rubygems and NPM.
Github's interface makes merging in commits versatile to suit your style of maintaining a clean Git history. The three different styles are Create Commit, Squash, and Rebase.
When handling currency in MySQL, use DECIMAL(13,2) for general use and DECIMAL(13,4) if GAAP Compliance is needed.