Ruby – When to use DateTime vs. Time

Today we came across an interesting issue related to the upcoming end of Daylight Savings Time here on the West Coast. We have an appointment calendar in our system that displays a user's appointments for the upcoming two weeks in 30 minute blocks. The code takes a start date, in our case a Sunday and… Continue reading Ruby – When to use DateTime vs. Time

My favorite Atom packages for backend web development

Released by Github in 2015, Atom ( is a powerful, extensible, free, and open-source IDE. It's a powerful graphical text editor based on Chromium, Google's open-source browser technology. As well as, Node.js with some bridges to C++ for rendering native UI elements. Every file you view and edit is essentially a locally rendered webpage running… Continue reading My favorite Atom packages for backend web development