Author: phoet

Webflow API bindings

In the beginning of this year, I’ve started into a new direction, exploring unknown territory. Exciting times are lying ahead and I already learned a lot in the past month: In march I joined forces with some amazing people and we founded a company called Penseo. Working in such an early phase of a startup […]

Burn-Notice, this message will self-destruct!

I recently put a pet-project of mine called Burn-Notice into public βeta. Burn-Notice: Simple, Secure, Encrypted one-time Information It’s like messages for Inspector Gadget, everything will self-destruct! So if you happen to send sensitive information over the web, you can use this tool to exchange passwords, credit-card numbers, key-codes, voucher-codes etc… After the recipient got […]

using domainFACTORY with heroku and SSL

I’m working on a small side project that requires proper SSL configuration. Since I like using heroku to bootstrap my projects, I thought it would also be a great idea to do that in this case… As it turns out, it was quite a hassle to get it up and running the way I want […]

structuring your RSpec project

it is an established convention to put all your rails tests or spec in the test/spec folder. even jasmine javascript files go in spec/javascripts… seriously, wtf? cucumber features on the other hand go in the features folder… so? while i don’t like cucumber (because of the additional complexity that comes with gherkin), i like the […]

monkey-patching Rails

I’ve been working a bit on a rails plugin for debugging html templates that we use at Shopify called partially_useful. It’s a very simple helper that adds HTML-comments to the rendered source, so that you can inspect it easily in your browser’s developer toolbar. The comment hints look like this: <— start rendering ‘some_partial’ with […]