The Rietta Blog

Are you accidentally storing private data in plain text?

Learn how to prudently minimize the collection of passwords, authentication tokens, and customer private data in your debug logs to protect your company from legal liability.

How to Get Fast, Accurate Code Reviews on your Pull Request

Matt Bettinson

Pull requests are being merged with bugs or not being reviewed at all. How do teams perform fast and accurate code reviews? They make the review easy!

How to Use git reset

(Last Updated: 2019-10-23)

Git reset is a powerful command utilized to unstage changes.

New Interview on Drifting Ruby

Lori Hamilton

Recent Drifting Ruby Episode #183 interview with Frank Rietta, Web Application Security Architect.

How to calculate age in MySQL

Matt Bettinson

While PostgreSQL has a built in age command, MySQL does not. How do we figure out somebody's age in MySQL?

Applying Agile and Security in Software Development Public Appearance at KSU

Frank will be presenting Applying Agile and Security in Software Development at the IS General Speaker Series #3 on 2/28/2018 at KSU in Marietta.

Storing currency in PostgreSQL

There are different ways we can store currency in PostgreSQL, this blog post will cover the money and numeric type.

Happy New Year 2019!

Grateful for last year; excited for the new one. Update those copyright notices!

Prevent an Outdated and Broken bin/setup with This Simple Trick

How often do you run this `bin/setup` if it's only ran when you set up your repo? Most developers setup their environment only every once in awhile. What happens when changes to the codebase happen and the bin/setup isn't modified as well?

Writing a good bin/setup

Matt Bettinson

What it takes to write a project setup script to ease on-boarding headaches and reduce company overhead