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RSpecing: the gap way

gap intelligence collects and stores information about various products for the last 15 years. This information is semi-structured and includes product price, specifications, availability, advertising at specific merchant and at certain time and other details. It can vary depending on the nature of the product, its category and the ...

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Why RailsConf is a Must

Back in November of 2015, I wrote a blog about how Ruby on Rails saved my career. As a recap, I'd been a programmer for 13 years before I was given the opportunity to learn Ruby on Rails. It was a challenging and exciting experience; my mind was blown and I've continued down this path of learning ever since. In case you ...

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Take it to The Störhaus

One of the cool things, we as software engineers get to do on a monthly basis, is to partake in what we call Dev Days.

On Dev Day we get to spend the whole day working on a passion project. There have been some great developments born during Dev Days. Here’s a few solid ones:

  • gapGoals: Allows gappers to manage and track their yearly ...
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Dev SWAG: Planning Poker with Rails 5 and Action Cable

The dev team at gap intelligence is committed to following Agile Scrum best practices. Once a month we have Dev Days where we get to spend an entire day working on passion projects. These can range from developing internal tools and organizing our Gulls and Padres season ticket to learning new techniques and increasing ...

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Soft Delete with Postgres and ActiveRecord

At gap intelligence we work really hard and pride ourselves in making sure we have Great Effin' Data (GFD). And to get that GFD, we have to constantly update our data; we sometimes even have to delete data. This wouldn't be a problem if we didn't have distributed systems that are constantly syncing with our GFD via our internal API. ...

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How Ruby on Rails Saved My Career

Let me start by introducing myself, my name is Eugene Correia. I'm a Software Engineer at Gap Intelligence, located in my hometown of Point Loma, in San Diego, CA. I've been working here for almost 9 months and have loved every minute of it. One of the biggest reasons I came here, besides believing in this company, is the software stack ...

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