Hello! I'm a web developer from Berkshire UK.
I've specialised in making performant Ruby on Rails applications since 2012.

Projects I've delivered

PigCI

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PigCI is a GitHub integration that monitors memory usage in CI to help spot memory leaks.

My Daily Shuffle

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Shuffle your playlists every day, so your smart device's music alarm will play it in a random order.

LivePage

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LivePage is a Chrome Extension that reloads web pages as they change.

Things I've written

Using ActionCable & Stimulus to remotely update partials in Rails 6

How to provide real-time updates to user in Rails 6, without having to reload the page.

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Storing a String in ActiveStorage

Rails ActiveStorage is a great way of saving files, but you can also store blobs of text.

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Improving RSpec's Profiling by compiling assets

Compiling my test assets before running specs saved a few seconds.

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Using Signed Global ID in Rails

Lookup objects from a string of text, way better then passing ID references around.

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Patterns to avoid when using JSON columns in Rails

Rails supporting JSON field type is a great, but can screw you right over.

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Rails 6 Sidekiq Queues

Rails 6 has new queues for ActiveStorage & ActionMailbox.

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