fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Category - Programming

January 23, 2020

Capturing the Flag: at CodeMash & Beyond!

A few weeks ago, I attended CodeMash 2020 and it was as big and exciting as ever! I got to see all my friends, I built my own IoT badge,...

December 22, 2017

Magazine Articles, Star Wars Reviews & More!

Hi friends! I haven’t posted a new article on this blog in a while, but not because I haven’t been active lately, so I wanted to share some of the...

August 23, 2017

The magic behind the curtain — adding multiple orgs to Agrilyst

Often, making a change to an application can look pretty straightforward from the outside. Without understanding the underlying structure of the application, it can be hard to realize how much...

July 1, 2017

Conf Report: MongoDB World 2017

Attending MongoDB World in Chicago last week was a series of firsts for me. It was the first time I was specifically sought out and invited to attend a conference...

May 16, 2017

Conf Report: Railsconf 2017

When I first decided I wanted to try being a conference speaker, Railsconf was my goal conference. When I found out I got accepted to Railsconf my first year as...

September 16, 2016

Gem of the Week: Figaro

So let’s say you’ve already got your app up and running with whatever service you need and a fancy gem to help you integrate it, like Stripe or Twilio. Great!...

September 9, 2016

Gem of the Week: twilio-ruby

Ever had an app that needs to communicate with people in more ways than just shooting them an email? How about an app that can send text alerts or even...

September 2, 2016

Gem of the Week: will_paginate

Breaking out long lists into multiple pages that a user can click through is something that nearly every application can benefit from and it’s something that every programmer will have...

August 25, 2016

Gem of the Week: Stripe

As a developer, e-commerce is unavoidable. It’s a huge part of tons of web apps and it can be daunting at first because a bug in your e-commerce functionality is...

August 17, 2016

Testing Webhooks and API Callbacks Locally Using Ngrok

Have you ever come across an obstacle while programming and then immediately come across a solution so elegant that you don’t know how you were surviving without knowing about it...

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