Growing Devs

Growing Devs is a shared space for a group of developers who wish to write about their work without the isolation that comes with a solo blog, or the constraints of writing only for the company you work for. Here you'll find content about the technology, techniques, and process the authors are using.

Apr 09, 2014

Use Bower for managing front-end assets in Rails

by Dave Copeland

Rails' history with front-end asset management is somewhat complex, involving a mixture of gems and manual file management. Fortunately, there's now a better way—Bower.

  • ruby,
  • rails,
  • javascript,
  • bower
Jan 29, 2014

Refactoring Rails Views with SimplestView

by Tony Pitale

The Rails Way to handle views is one area that quickly grows unwieldy in larger projects. I'd like to share how I use SimplestView to clean up my views, and their corresponding controllers and helpers.

  • ruby,
  • rails
Nov 05, 2013

A Beginner's Take on RubyMotion

by Travis Valentine

A few of the benefits of using the RubyMotion toolchain to develop iOS apps from a beginner's perspective.

  • rubymotion
Sep 30, 2013

Ruby Resty

by Austen Ito

Software is hard. Writing cURL requests shouldn't be.

  • ruby
  • gems
Sep 09, 2013

Welcome to Growing Devs

by Tony Pitale

Welcome to! We think we have an interesting idea and we hope you'll enjoy it. Maybe you would even like to write with us!

  • introduction
  • welcome