Monthly Archives: October 2015

Closure Tree hierarchy counting

We use a nifty gem called Closure Tree in our Rails app to manage our application’s file manager hierarchy. It stores the entire hierarchy in a separate table so you don’t have to traverse the parent IDs recursively every time

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Recently got roped into a side project for an old colleague and building something in Elixir using the Phoenix Framework. I’ve been using object-oriented (or somewhat OO languages like Perl) for the last 15+ years, so working with Elixir and

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