I add and update SQL views to my databases with 'rake db:views'; it's wonderful!
'Time.new.year' gets the current year in Ruby, but there are other options in the standard library.
Videos of the data breaches and Ruby on Rails are now up on YouTube! Level up on your security knowledge because good software security needs to be a moral stance!
Upworthy's backend is built on Ruby on Rails with an effective use of the Fastly CDN to deliver very high performance at scale.
The Code Keyboard Kenkeyless (87-key without a Number Pad) with Cherry MX Green is a great programmers' keyboard.
When using Git, this is the easy way to get the current branch within a BASH script and use it to conditionally execute the most appropriate code with an if/else.
How I am teaching myself to truly touch-type, without taking any peaks, with Type Fu, the DAS Keyboard Ultimate, and going about my daily work as a consultant.