Design Inspiration #227

Design Inspiration from Harbr, Status Audio, Clef, Kredo, and Le Mugs! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Harbr http://harbr.co Status Audio http://thestatusaudio.com Clef https://getclef.com Kredo https://kredo.com Le Mugs http://le-mugs.com

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Migrating WordPress data for a Ruby on Rails application

Last week we looked at converting WordPress HTML into normal HTML and Markdown (Rendering Markdown and HTML in Ruby). This is a great first step, but we also need a way of taking the generated WordPress export and migrating the data to the new application. This needs to be an automated process so I can […]

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Adding Intercom support to your Laravel application

An important part of building a business online is being able to offer reliable customer support. Customer support is often a differentiating factor when it comes to choosing a service provider in a competitive market. Customers want to know that if they have issues, contacting you and getting them resolved will be easy and transparent. […]

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Design Inspiration #226

Design Inspiration from Sudo, Nordic Visitor, Elm Coffee Roasters, Oribe, and Obey Clothing! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Sudo https://sudoapp.com Nordic Visitor https://www.nordicvisitor.com Coffee Roasters http://elmcoffeeroasters.com Oribe http://www.oribe.com Obey Clothing http://obeyclothing.com

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Rendering Markdown and HTML in Ruby

As you may of already guessed, I’m currently in the process of converting Culttt from a WordPress blog into a Ruby on Rails web application. I love that I’ve got this far with WordPress, but sometimes you just need to scratch your own itch. Fortunately this itch is easy to scratch for me because I’m […]

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Adding Slack Slash Commands to a Laravel application

Slack has exploded in popularity in the last year or so with thousands of companies adopting it as the central communication tool for their team or organisation. Slack is basically just modern IRC with a better user interface, but Slack has also built a way to allow all types of services to integrate and push […]

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Design Inspiration #225

Design Inspiration from Primer, MOTIO, Autotours au Canada, Sush.io, and Stitch Fix! Design Inspiration is a weekly post that showcases examples of some of the best new web design from around the internet. Primer https://www.yourprimer.com MOTIO http://motio.no Autotours au Canada http://parcourscanada.com Sush.io http://sush.io Stitch Fix https://www.stitchfix.com

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Implementing Roles and Permissions in Ruby on Rails

A common requirement of web applications is the ability to specify roles and permissions. For example, many types of web application will have a distinction between admins and regular users. This can often be dealt with as a simple boolean on the user record. But the granularity of roles and permissions can be much greater […]

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