By Kevin, June 26th, 2014

What? Thought we were done? There are still things left to learn here. There are always things to learn.

In Nokogiri, the css method is simple, straightforward, and familiar if you have a background in jQuery. But, if you have multiple elements on the page to select,...


By Kevin, June 11th, 2014

There really aren’t many platforms or technologies out there that a developer dreads more than Internet Explorer. Nothing out there has caused more wasted hours on a project than possibly reddit or an aging Windows installation.

We all know the deal....


By Kevin, June 8th, 2014

How many times have you faced this?

Scenario 1: The “okay, try now” loop

Developer: Hey manager, I just completed tickets 2, 3, 4, and 5. I am moving on to 6, 7 and 8 now.
Manager: Cool, thanks...


By Kevin, June 6th, 2014

Whoa there!

This post will be applicable to you if you develop within a Vagrant virtual environment in OSX/Linux. If not, or you are a Windows user, it may not be much help! But if you're curious anyway, read on.

The Initiation
Why you came.


By Kevin, June 4th, 2014

Every time I see the throbber.gif appear it pains me, because with some simple changes, we can make the feel of it so much better.


It’s not the image used, don’t get me wrong. The default UX of displaying AJAX...