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I’m Ben and I am a Rails developer

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From 15,000 database connections to under 100: DigitalOcean's tale of tech debt

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DEV Went Open Source One Year Ago Today, And We Have So Much More Planned!

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I was billed for 14k USD on Amazon Web Services 😱

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Top 10 errors from 1000+ Ruby on Rails projects (and how to avoid them)

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My plan to become a better developer in 2019.

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🎉 Published My First AWS Udemy Course And I Want You To Have It For Free!

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BCrypt Explained

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The Dev.to Feed Algorithm 🤖

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Rails 6: the missing developer setup guide

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How to Serve On-Demand Streaming Videos from AWS (Build Your Own Netflix)

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Idiomatic Ruby: writing beautiful code

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Switching from Memcache to Redis and Some Tips on Caching

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A Ruby on Rails Roadmap

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Smarter Rails Services with Active Model Modules

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10 Tips For Debugging in Production

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#amaI switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!

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From Rails to Elixir: Know Your App

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Best modern resources for learning Rails 6 and Ruby

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#showdevDEV Community Is Open-Sourcing Its Performance Metrics via Skylight

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Ruby on Rails API with Vue.js

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Preventing Useless Database Hits

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How To Give Engineers Filtered Database Access

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More than "Hello World" in Docker: Build Rails + Sidekiq web apps in Docker

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Dockerize a Rails 5, Postgres, Redis, Sidekiq and Action Cable Application with Docker Compose

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Technical debt so bad I quit my job

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Why I still love Ruby

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42 performance tips for Ruby on Rails

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Making a Video Game Using Phaser

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How I (Accidentally) Made a Game Engine from Scratch with Vanilla JS

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Everything There Is to Know About Associations in Rails

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Django vs Ruby on Rails: Web Frameworks Comparison

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The Silly Joys of Coding

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What happens when you submit an article?

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Better passwords in Ruby applications with the Pwned Passwords API

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Demystifying Docker Compose

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Ruby on Whales: Dockerizing Ruby and Rails development

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Creating a chat application from scratch using Rails and WebSockets

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2 Wrongs Equal A Lot of Learnings

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Keep Calm and Upgrade On

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👩‍💻 The three extensions you need for Rails development in VS Code

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One of my favorite testing/productivity tools: guard

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#showdevUsing Rails secret weapon: ActiveSupport::Notifications

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One Recent Lesson in Scaling the dev.to Rails App

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#showdevCrafting user notifications in Rails with Active Delivery

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What is Docker? Why is it important and necessary for developers? Part I

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DEV Notes: Don't Forget To Clear Cache!

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Please Redis Responsibly

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Ruby on Rails Development with VS Code

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Ruby on Rails GraphQL API Tutorial: From 'rails new' to First Query

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Building a Service-oriented Architecture with Rails and Kafka

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#healthydebateThe Rails Ecosystem is Healthier than Ever

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Danger on Rails: make robots do some code review for you!

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The complete guide to setup a CI/CD for Rails 5+ on Gitlab

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How I keep going when I just want to quit.

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Running Rack: How Ruby HTTP servers run Rails apps

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Event Tracking and Analytics via Ruby on Rails, DynamoDB (with Streams), Kinesis Firehose and Athena and CloudWatch Dashboard!

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My first frustration-free OpenSource Pull Request

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Rails 6 released - What does that mean for you?

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I just want to be a Ruby on Rails developer - How to get started

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