One of the first things I did when I started working at 37signals almost three years ago was cloning the git repo for Basecamp. I poked around and stumbled upon a decease method on a Person::Tombstonable concern.
I would have expected something like replacing a person with a placeholder when removing it, but erecting a tombstone when deceasing a person was so much better.
This is a story of how I built a simple chat application with Hanami and Hotwire in a few hours. But why? - you may ask. I wanted to check a claim made by the Hotwire creators that it’s framework-agnostic and may be used outside of Rails. Read on to know what I have found.
We have been interviewing and hiring a pile of engineering directors at Honeycomb lately. In so doing, I’ve had some fascinating conversations with engineering managers who have been trying unsuccessfully to make the leap to director.