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Tutorials

We like to help people so we try to publish useful tutorials about how to use our products, open source libraries or how to accomplish various design & development tasks.

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Resizing your uploaded images

Posted on Tuesday on the aTech Media blog

A couple of days ago I wrote about uploading attachments and in this tutorial I'm going to look at doing some processing on those attachments once they have been uploaded....

How to install Staytus from scratch

Posted last Saturday on the aTech Media blog

Staytus is the open source publishing platform that I developed last year when we needed something simple to help us communicate with our customers when issues arise with our service....

String Interpolation in Rails

Posted in April 2015 on the aTech Media blog

A while ago I wrote a small library to handle string interpolation in a Rails application. The library allows you to safely allow users to insert variables into strings they...

Merging Pull Requests on GitHub

Posted in March 2015 on the aTech Media blog

Today I’m talking about the merge button on GitHub, why you shouldn’t use it and presenting an alternative which is cleaner & easier to use.

Ruby Tips & Tricks (part 2)

Posted in November 2014 on the aTech Media blog

Last week, I posted part one of my Ruby Tips & Tricks for people new to Ruby. In part two, we've got a whole new set of fantastic things you may find useful:

Ruby Tips & Tricks (part 1)

Posted in November 2014 on the aTech Media blog

Every day I use a huge number of different Ruby features and I take them for granted. It's not until you are thrown into the world of PHP or vanilla...

Encrypting & signing stuff in Ruby

Posted in October 2014 on the aTech Media blog

Securing your communications between parts of your infrastructure has never been more important. For encryption, in most cases, you can rely on normal SSL on HTTP connections (HTTPS) however what...

Setting up an office network

Posted in December 2013 on the aTech Media blog

Our office connectivity is relatively simple and pretty standard for most offices, so I thought I would share our configuration and how we’ve set everything up. I thought a blog...