Mike Rogers on a Snowmobile

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

Bundlify

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Bundlify is an SaaS startup which makes invoicing on a branded domain super easy.

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

Combining timecop and VCR during testing

Speed up your tests and make them more replayable.

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Building internet safe addresses for ActionMailer using Mail::Address

Sometimes you need to pass in some funky characters to your mail parameters, use Mail::Address to do it safely.

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Don't just [FILTER] passwords by default, filter tokens and keys!

Update your config.filter_parameters to have sensible defaults, so logs don't have sensitive information in them.

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Where to buy your domains

Domain registrars is hard get right, here are the ones I like.

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Removing Active Storage Routes from Rails 5.2

Active Storage is pretty cool, but it added new routes to my old rails apps.

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Setting up Heroku release tasks for Ruby on Rails

Run migrations, clear caches and other things without downtime when deploying.

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