ActionText is a new feature developed in rails 6 that aims to solve managing rich text content on apps on an easy way following conventions.
We’ve seen it a million times. Old platforms, created by dozens of developers over the course of as many years, with legacy code going back generations. The software works — but barely. And it’s badly in need of an overhaul. But here’s the catch: how can a business start a digital transformation
In software development, semantics is the king. “There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.”. — Phil Karlton This is one of my favorite quotes ever. I don’t entirely agree about cache invalidation, but naming things is by far one of the most critical — and the most difficult — things
Counter caches are great until you get 20,000 people following the same influencer and the counter cache on that person locks the whole database. The goal of this post is to go through the basics of counter caches explaining possible alternatives to overcome this. What are counter caches for? Counter
When it comes to mobile app development, the backlog is a critical piece of the development process. It’s what gives order and structure to the entire development arc, laying out the steps necessary to bring the app to completion and helping to break up development into manageable tasks. But equally
At Rootstrap, we think a lot about strategy. Strategy is the essence of real growth and progress at a company — time and again, we’ve seen startups fail because they didn’t have the foresight to plan a cohesive, data-informed strategy. To us, it’s largely about the difference between management and
Neon Roots is making it simple, fun, and flashy to display real-time data with the latest iteration of the BitDash. BitDash is a portable, wireless LED display/control board that sends messages, alerts, notifications, anything you want, via a mobile app, desktop, and soon through Slack, one of the world’s most
Always on the lookout for the next big thing, we had a day of discovery at Neon Roots. We met with our good buddy and master hacker, Samy Kamkar, and we also played around with Magic. What did we learn that day? Samy is magic. Hanging out with Samy is
As Los Angeles-based interactive content software designers, NeonRoots has extensive experience working with the entertainment and media industry as well as access to state of the art production studios.
Experiments were conducted using augmented reality to alter the perceived images of the foods in different sizes.