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Finding a decent working place in a small town or in a country where coworking spaces aren't so popular can be challenging. In my experience, libraries are a great alternative if you're looking for a quiet place and working atmosphere. Here are some reasons why I feel that way.

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This year’s edition of MOP held in the small town of Varazdin had even more interesting lectures and workshops than last year. Interactive media and design professionals shared their experiences and ideas. We had a great time and we all learned a lot.

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Getting random results from a database table using Active Record is a fairly common action that seems straightforward, but even though there are several ways to do it, they all have their drawbacks and subtleties. For this post I will use Rails 4.2.3 with PostgresSQL 9.3 for all the examples.

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We’re just back from the Bath Ruby Conference and thought we should summarize our impressions now while they’re fresh. In case you’re not familiar with it, the one-day, single-track conference took place in Bath, England, on March 11, and around 500 Rubyists attended.

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This post is a follow-up to a talk I gave on the Ruby Zagreb meetup. Themotivation for it was the desire to better understand how Rails works andto learn how to create an application from complete scratch. There aren’tmany use cases for it but it’s worth doing for the sake of becoming abetter Rails developer.

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I came across a situation that I needed a custom scope in an 5association, something that is unusual. It can help a lot, and here’s how.

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The Spicy Octo Theme is an easily adjustable Bootstrap template.

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Grab these custom made glyphicons to make it more piratey.

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Here’s a rough equivalent of simple_format helper from Rails. I borrowed basic implementation from Henning Koch.

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Programmers are often portrayed as loners, hacking the code in a dark basement and having no contact with living beings except for their cat. Fortunately, that is, in most cases, far from the truth. Developer communities are thriving all over the world. There’s all kinds of events, meetups, drink ups, conferences, anti-conferences and what not.

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