Posts by Wojciech Maciejak

Monterail bootcamp 

Why Shadowing Is Key To Nurturing Talent Quickly and How to Do It Well
Close your eyes and try to recall your first months as a developer. How was it? Did you have enough help from more experienced colleagues? Did you have enough opportunity to discuss all problems with your leader?
Wojciech Maciejak

Product Design  Business  Development  Agile 

How Event Storming Will Improve Your Business Processes
Ever since I started working with clients (that would be 6 years now!), and their evolving businesses, I’ve experienced these uncomfortable moments from time to time. These moments in the process of developing an...
Wojciech Maciejak
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Development  Ruby/Rails 

Why Is Choosing Good Solutions for Projects So Hard in Rails?
For a long time, I’ve been hearing a lot of criticism about the Rails way and some months ago my private experiences convinced me that I cannot find any use cases for that approach. It has developers build very fat...
Wojciech Maciejak

Development  Ruby/Rails 

Rails Aren’t Bad. Active Record Is
Is there anyone out there in the Ruby community who doesn’t know Active Record? I don’t think so. Many of us start our adventure with Rails by writing AR models. And we write them a lot. We detect the N+1 issue many...
Wojciech Maciejak

Development  Ruby/Rails 

What Did I Learn After Going Eighteen Months Without Rails
A couple of months back, I finished my first major project with Ruby but off Rails. You probably don’t know that, but I’m one of these people who first tries to master a framework and only then looks at the...
Wojciech Maciejak


How To Update Recursively With Common Table Expression
How it’s begun Some days ago I coded a new feature for my project in work(ROM-rb with a sequel). At the beginning, the task seemed easy. After all, it was just another standard update of the entity without any...
Wojciech Maciejak

Product Design  Development  IoT 

IoT HealthTech App: Building Heartbeat Detector Using Phone Camera
A few months ago I bought a smartband. The main idea being prosaic - I wanted to receive notifications from a smartphone as well as have a good pedometer. A few weeks after the purchase, the same company came out with a...
Wojciech Maciejak
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