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I'm Attila. I'm a senior full-stack freelancer, an ex-Londoner who worked previously for @terracycle, @ubxd and @lastfm. My focus is on high quality output using agile development, Ruby/Rails and JS.

attilagyorffy.com

I'm Attila. I'm a senior full-stack freelancer, an ex-Londoner who worked previously for @terracycle, @ubxd and @lastfm. My focus is on high quality output using agile development, Ruby/Rails and JS.


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Testing ActiveModel::Serializer classes with RSpec

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ActiveModel::Serializer has been rewritten to support more complex serialisations, including the nice and shiny JSONAPI standard. The upcoming version includes a new kind of abstraction, an Adapter. Basically, a serialiser is a class that defines what needs t…

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Introducing pow-mDNS

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TL;DR I’ve created the pow-mDNS tool that helps accessing your Pow applications over the local network without any preliminary configuration. This means you don’t need to run an additional HTTP server (rails server on port 3000 yay!) on a special port to load…

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Using Ember Inspector in Capybara acceptance tests

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Update (2014.11.20.) I've packaged the functionality described below in a gem for convenience. Please install capybara-ember-inspector from Rubygems. For the explanation of the story, please read on. Integration testing Ember applications I come from a Rails d…

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Squeezing out the truth of RSVP Errors

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There are times when dealing with promises that it seems like any errors are being 'swallowed', and not properly raised. This makes is extremely difficult to track down where a given issue is coming from. Thankfully, RSVP has a solution for this problem built…

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Installing Node.js on Yosemite

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Disclaimer: This post was written at a time when OS X Yosemite was prelease software and these instrutions may have changed since then. The steps below are probably still relevant, although I'd like to see Node.js compiling without having to install the monoli…

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From front-end to Ruby and now back again

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I've been a front-end developer for more than 10 years now. This means that I have a natural interest in all things that look and feel nice, and are interactive. I also love things that are smart, that's how I ended up becoming a Ruby/Rails developer for the l…