May the dead code R.I.P

4 Strategies To Remove Dead Code from your Ruby App

It’s easy to believe that just because a feature is available, it is going to be used someday. But let’s face it: some features in production will go completely unnoticed and unused forever, but you still have to maintain them. How much does it cost to carry all this dead code around? After all, to keep these pointless features running, the business has to spend time and money to: keep these features working (maintenance costs) test and deploy them adjust them so they can interact with other features and not cause bugs provide user support and documentation That’s why finding and deleting dead and redundant code is an important step to increasing the code quality of an application, according to M....

6 min · Stefanni Brasil, Thiago Araujo
Building Technical Wealth and Improving Legacy Code with M. Scott Ford

Building Technical Wealth and Improving Legacy Code with M. Scott Ford

Listen to and watch our conversation with M. Scott Ford and learn how to build technical wealth, enjoy working with legacy code, tools, and strategies to remove dead code, and how thrive in a world of makers as a mender. Apple Podcasts | Spotify About our guest M. Scott Ford is the Co-Founder & Chief Code Whisperer of Corgibytes, where he has quietly led a software maintenance revolution for the past decade....

3 min · Stefanni Brasil, Thiago Araujo
Ruby Code Quality with Ernesto Tagwerker on the hexdevs podcast

Ruby Code Quality with Ernesto Tagwerker

Are you working on Ruby on Rails Applications that are constantly on fire, overwhelmed by technical debt? Instead of being a firefighter, what if you could be a happy programmer again and “Escape the tar pit”? Learn exactly how to measure tech debt and take the right steps to immediately improve code quality. Listen to our conversation with Ernesto Tagwerker (@etagwerker). Apple Podcasts | Spotify About our guest Ernesto Tagwerker is the founder & CTO at FastRuby....

44 min · Stefanni Brasil, Thiago Araujo
Green Leafed Trees Below Rainbow

How to Improve Code Quality on a Ruby on Rails Application

Does it take forever to ship even small features on the codebase you’re working on? Is the code hard to understand and maintain? Are projects always running over budget? Are you constantly sacrificing code quality and not paying down technical debt? When you change one feature, does another completely unrelated part of your app stop working? New bugs appear, even though tests never break? 🥵 Those are signs that you are suffering from working on a codebase with low code quality....

7 min · Stefanni Brasil, Thiago Araujo