We use Ruby on Rails to build most of our applications, simply because it allows us to focus on the actual product, rather than on implementation details. If some parts of the application need to be fast, such as a specific API, we can use our skills in Go to make it lightning fast.
If the application needs to be interactive or features a very complex UI, we can use our Ember.js skills to make it work just the way you want. We've been working with Ember.js and contributing to the project for quite some time now and we are very confident building any kind of application with it.
There are many databases to choose from but none of them are as good as PostgreSQL. It works perfectly with Rails 4 and allows us to iterate quickly using the advanced features such as hstore or array/json column types.
Some applications need to be lightning fast and this is where our beloved Go comes in. While many people prefer Node.js for this kind of applications, we believe that Go allows us to write much more stable and reliable code that we ever could in Node.js.
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Managing your own banner ads is a hassle and ikitrack is here to make the process as painless as possible. All you need to do is paste one HTML snippet on your site and you're done, ikitrack handles the rest. Visit the site!
I've been a fan of Ember Data since the day I started working with Ember.js. It felt so easy in the beginning, I could just create a model and it would work out of the box with my JSON API. Life was fun. Continue reading...
When using frameworks such as Ember.js, we often find ourselves forgetting the main reason why we chose to use the framework. We don't do it because it's cool, or at least we shouldn't. Continue reading...
Rails has always had a nice way of sanitizing user input coming from ubiquitous forms. Up until Rails 3, the solution was to list accessible fields right in your models. Then Rails 4 came along and introduced a different solution. Continue reading...