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Monterail ranked as #1 Ruby on Rails developers in the world by Clutch

Karolina Gawron

April 20, 2017 | ruby rails company leaders

Some time ago we mentioned on our blog that according to Clutch, Monterail was ranked as a market leader in Polish development companies, Ruby on Rails developers, and software companies in general. With more testimonials published on our profile, we’ve climbed even higher and managed to become #1 in Ruby on Rails category.

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Monterail Ranked as a Leader Among Ruby on Rails Developers and Polish Development Firms

Karolina Gawron

March 17, 2017 | ruby development clutch

In February, Clutch - a Washington-based business analytics company, released 2017 edition of updated research of top development companies. We’re very excited to announce, that Monterail, competing with 100+ companies, was recognized as a Market Leader in Polish Development Companies and Ruby on Rails Developers categories, currently ranking on 2nd place in both.

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Decoupling models and workflow

Kacper Pucek

January 21, 2017 | ruby rails workflow howto state_machine

Introduction

If you've ever found yourself adding another boolean flag to mark your object's state, chances are you would greatly benefit from introducing the workflow or aasm gems. Those two are best-known and most well-proven state-machine solutions in the Ruby world. I had the chance to work with both of them and found the experience pleasing. Today I'm going to concentrate only on the latter. I encourage you to check both and decide what best suits your needs.

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Rails is still cool but...

Jan Dudulski

June 6, 2016 | ruby rails elixir hanami solnic dhh

A recent confession by Piotr Solnica started another bit of drama in the Ruby world. I started writing this post just after reading Fabio Akita's response to Piotr's post - for me it shows all the problems with Rails' defensive mindset, but it also reminded me that Rails is still a pretty cool framework. Feel confused? Let's solve that.

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Hanami with OAuth

Tobiasz Waszak

May 30, 2016 | ruby oauth hanami how to lotus

At Monterail we like to try new stuff. We try new languages and new (maybe not so new) frameworks.

Hanami (formerly Lotus) is a Ruby web framework created by Luca Guidi and community.

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Rspec query limit matcher

Jakub Cieślar

January 12, 2016 | ruby rails ruby on rails rspec tests matcher query limit

Introduction

Have you ever wondered how many simultaneous queries your application sends to the database? A hundred, a thousand, or perhaps a million? Whatever your answer, we should be aware of the influence that this number has on the performance of our programme. I would like to introduce to you the rspec-query-limit gem (you can find the source code on our github in the monterail/rspec-query-limit repository): this gem is a rspec matcher that measures the numbers of queries being sent to the database in Ruby on Rails applications. The main goal of this gem is to prevent the so-called N+1 problem from occurring, and to make us realize how many different queries are subsequently being sent to the database. Rspec query limit measures queries using Active Support Instrumentation which allows us to measure certain actions in Rails.

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Turning summertime into Summer of Code

Alina Babiracka

November 19, 2015 | ruby rails rails girls summer of code

This summer, I spent a wonderful 2 months at Monterail. I’ve been asked to share my overall impression about my time spent there working on an open source project. It was an experience that changed how I view my skills. It helped me believe that I can, so I would like to share with you about how I felt and how I benefited from this experience more than what I did.

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EuRuKo 2015

Paweł Rutkowski

November 13, 2015 | ruby conference euruko

EuRuKo 2015

This year, EuRuKo was hosted in Salzburg, Austria. We haven’t been to a Rails or Ruby conference since wroc_love.rb and we were pumped to go there! I’ll just remind you, that the previous EuRuKo was canceled for political reasons and to secure the safety of attendees.

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Elixir blog in 15 minutes using Phoenix framework - Step by Step

Jakub Cieślar

August 13, 2015 | ruby ruby on rails elixir phoenix ecto

I suppose everyone can recall blog posts about building your own blog in 15 minutes with Ruby on Rails. Building a simple blog post page with Rails was as easy as writing hello world in any other language. Nowadays, however, there are more and more articles about Elixir and it looks like the Ruby world has started to fall in love with Elixir. Because of that, I took the challenge and decided to check out how easy (or difficult ;-)) it is to write a blog using Elixir's web framework - Phoenix.

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We all are going to meet in the Elixir world

Jan Dudulski

June 10, 2015 | ruby rails ruby on rails elixir phoenix erlang

The snowball effect has just started. While the ball remains quite small, it is still big enough to be seen and it will reach full speed soon. If you don't want to find yourself in an avalanche, you should start preparing today.

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