Ryan Tablada

Building the Web

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

My good friends Alex Finley and @coderabbi challenged me to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise funds and awareness for the ALS Association.I took the challenge (and Walker kicked in a bit too)!Now Jeffrey Way, Stefan Penner, and Samantha Duffy: you are on the clock!...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Aug 23, 2014

My experience trying to get cell service to my apartment

For the past year, I have been battling with trying to get cell service in my home and place of work. After a year of logging and reporting low signal, dropped calls, and slow data. From this, I was finally able to make time to go into the AT&T store and purchase a...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Aug 19, 2014

The Dangers of Rebasing A Branch

When working with git, updating a feature, bug fix, or release branch to the latest version of the main branch can be tough. There are two ways of looking at things:MergingRebasingMerging takes the two branches, finds a common ancestor and builds the diff from there and includes it as a commit in...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Jul 26, 2014

You Might Just Want Ember Data

Hello Ember Data can be uncomfortable to work with at times. Some developers even see it as a lot of bloat. But, I would argue if you aren't using Ember Data, you are building Ember Data for yourself (and likely aren't as efficient).What Do You Want From a Data StoreSo when you grab...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Jul 22, 2014

A Different Way of Thinking About Nested Caching

So, I do have to start off and say that I have not implemented a Russian Doll Caching solution. This article is highly theoretical and just meant to start a conversation about a possible new way at looking at Caching.Russian Doll Caching (as I understand it)Caching is definitely tough. How do you make...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Jun 28, 2014

Why I Am Deprecating Eloquent-Ember

If you follow me, you know that I am heavily involved in both the Ember and Laravel communities. Thus, I have taken it upon myself to help define the development story for working with Ember in Laravel projects as well as digging into what is happening at a lower level in both...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Jun 4, 2014

Clean Transformed APIs

In the past, when working with Javascript libraries that required diffrent JSON formatting, I have base models that extended Eloqent and changed the toArray function. It was super hacky and required a ton of rework for each different data format that I needed and I couldn't support multiple API formats. Plus anything in...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

May 8, 2014

Square... We Need To Talk

Just shut up and give us Kingdom Hearts 3, FF VII HD, and FF XV.That is all. ...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Apr 23, 2014

Embracing Control Schemes

Everyone keeps complaining that Nintendo is stuck in the past. It's a console where their game design in many cases seems stuck in the super nintendo era with a few little nods of new tech thrown in as an after thought. Look at one of the best games on the system, Super Mario...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Apr 23, 2014

File Uploads in Ember JS

Probably one of the biggest issues that I've had so far with our latest Ember projects has been working with has been getting a good way to upload files on an Ember model. In the past, we had used jquery.fileupload from BlueImp to handle the file uploads on smaller projects. However, one of...

Ryan Tablada

Ryan Tablada

Apr 22, 2014

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