Andrew Timberlake Andrew Timberlake

Hi, I’m Andrew, a programer and entrepreneur from South Africa, founder of Sitesure for monitoring websites, APIs, and background jobs.
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Use Phoenix 1.4 Now

Getting started with Phoenix 1.4 is really quite easy.

16 Jun 2018

Pause tests in Ember

Every now and then you want to pause a test so you can investigate the state of the world around it.

28 May 2018

Repo.count in Ecto

Enable Repo.count(query) in Ecto

19 Sep 2016

Benchmarking in Elixir

How to benchmark a function in Elixir using benchfella

28 Mar 2016

Install from source using Ansible

Building an Ansbile play that will build a project (in this case Ruby) from source

21 Mar 2016

Using Dead Man's Snitch with Whenever

A quick tip to make it easier to use Dead Man's Snitch with the whenever gem

6 Sep 2015

Cleaning up a Ruby hash

Hash#clean, a monkey patch to provide easy, Array#map like access to hash values to update them inline.

30 Aug 2015

Video: Product strategy is about saying no

A short video from Business of Software on determining which features to include in your product.

30 Jul 2015

Watch YouTube videos at full window (not full screen)

Watch YouTube videos maximised within the browser window without watching full screen.

16 Jul 2015

Skipping blank lines in ruby CSV parsing

How to ignore blank lines when parsing a csv file with ruby's CSV parser.

12 Jul 2015

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