Jeroen van Baarsen

Developer

Blog Posts

Use git blame more efficiently

Everyone has been there, that piece of code of which you think:“Wow, what a piece of crazy code, the person who wrote that should be ashamed of themselves.”

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Setting up an S3 bucket for your uploads/assets

In the past few weeks, we at Firmhouse are starting to make all our apps 12factor compliant. One thing that we needed...

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Schedule recurring jobs with Sidekiq 4

Something I keep getting back to is setting up scheduled recurring jobs with Sidekiq, even though some people say it's not the tool for the job...

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Run migrations on Dokku/Heroku deployment

We at Firmhouse are currently moving our projects over to a new version of Intercity, which is using Dokku as its backend. Dokku is a "Docker powered...

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Make sure Redis is secure

A little while ago, I read a post about the insecurity of Redis. It was mainly about the fact that most Redis installation or totally open...

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Integrate Rubocop in your workflow

Rubocop is a tool that helps you to check and enforce your style guide for your Ruby code. It does this using static analysis.

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Integrate Brakeman in your workflow

A while ago I wrote an article about integrating Rubocop into your workflow. Now that we are checking for code style, it is time to improve the workflow...

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How I build a Docker image for my Rails app

You have probably heard of the new cool kid in town, Docker. The problem with the fact that it is a new kid is that the documentation...

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Deploy your code to Dokku with Codeship

Learn how to deploy your code to dokku with codeship.

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Deploy early and often

At Firmhouse we love small pull requests, they help with getting your code reviewed quicker but also with feeling less anxiety when you deploy your code.

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Automate office presence with Raspberry Pi

We at Firmhouse are a Remote company, but we do have an office in Rotterdam. Since there are a couple of tasks that need to happen...

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Announcing s3bucketpolicy.com

Because S3 is awesome but the policies are awful, we created a small tool for you!

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