Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review by Jason Cohen

It has been three years since I have been under the oppressive finger of the waterfall software engineering process, but that is still what comes to mind when I hear the words "peer review." Corporate software outfits typically require programmers to present their code to other engineers in hopes of finding bugs and fixing them … Continue reading Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review by Jason Cohen

Testing Rails Exception Notification in Production

Every Ruby on Rails project I have been involved in has used the Exception Notification gem. It sends you an email with very helpful debugging information whenever your application breaks in the real world. However, I've seen people fail to ensure that it actually works in their production environments--not when they first launch their site, … Continue reading Testing Rails Exception Notification in Production

Cutting Out the Middle (Wo)Men

Our first two customers are South Street Steaks and Aqui Brazilian Coffee respectively. As you can see, the sites will eventually need new designs; however, both establishments helped us develop a solid system, have been great beta-testers, and most importantly, they love SandwichBoard. Today I walked Carminha Simmons of Aqui through SandwichBoard. She added a news … Continue reading Cutting Out the Middle (Wo)Men