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How to use a WD MyCloud (1 comment)

So it's been forever since I last wrote a blog post. To be honest, I'm not overly fond of duplication and so have difficulty coming up with novel topics to write about that won't just add to the noise of endless self-promotion that we're already to exposed to on the internet. But you know, whilst we're on the subject of duplication, I recently discovered the power of NAS backups something like six years later than everyone else in tech and thought it'd be cool to document how I got my WD MyCloud...[Read more...]

The Seed Controversy (0 comments)

In the Rails community there is some controversy over where to put seed data. Best practice advises that these are placed in the db/seeds.rb file within a Rails application, which is great if all you want to do is run rake db:seed once throughout the entire life of your application or are ok with deleting everything in your database should you ever have to run the rake db:seed command again.

So far, so terrible.

Many Rubyists have opted to place seed data in their migration files so as to avoid thi...[Read more...]