Reporting is not a particular task of business analysts anymore. Anyone at any department, at any point in time, needs a quick report based on the latest data to validate their decisions. Having the ability to create small custom reports in a couple of minutes, and in a format that can be consumed by any analysis software is a powerful resource to have in our belt.Read more
I recently updated minor and patch versions of the gems our Rails app uses. We want to keep dependencies fresh, bugs fixed, security vulnerabilities addressed while maintaining a high chance of backward compatibility with our codebase. In all, it was 25 gems we’d upgrade.
I went line by line linking to each library’s changeset. This due diligence never reported significant surprises to me, until this time.Read more