Hi, I'm Chris.
I'm a software developer and consultant based in Plymouth, UK. This site is a collection of tutorials, thoughts and things I've learned in code, life, and running my business.
Recently, whilst exploring how we can use React with Rails at Plymouth Software, we were coming up against an error trying to run the simple “Hello… Continue reading →
I’ve recently been working a Rails application CI to Azure Devops Pipelines feature. As part of the migration, the app is also being bundled into… Continue reading →
Last week I was lucky enough to give a talk at the FutureSync 2019 conference in Plymouth. Entitled “The Business of Software”, taking the time to… Continue reading →
As part of an ongoing Rails Upgrade for a large web application, I needed to update a feature spec that checked the URL of included assets. In… Continue reading →
When running your applications in containers, you usually want to isolate everything so that the app can be independent of any external . There are… Continue reading →
Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash. When using Docker to run your Rails apps in development, you might come across a leftover server.pid file in your… Continue reading →