To say I’ve been neglecting this blog, would be an under-statement. I used to blog a lot, actually I jumped on the blogging bandwagon quite early, but then I stopped. I really wanted to blog, but I just couldn’t make up the time for it. The thing is blogging takes time, especially if you want to publish interesting and valuable content. However, I think it’s also nice to let a blog have its own life and be a representation of who you are and what you do: sometimes things are moving fast and you just have time for a quickie, or maybe you’re super pumped about a new technology and want to tell everyone about it even though you haven’t got time for an in-depth post.
I’ve been developing in Rails since 2005, right after it’s initial release, and it’s been a hell of a ride: I’ve built close to one hundred apps, from small ones handling just a few thousands requests a month, to big ones handling millions of requests a day. I love Ruby and Rails: the code looks beautiful, it makes me super-productive and I can get a prototype up and running in just a few hours.
If you’re reading this, there’s a 99% chance you are coming from a search engine and you’re looking for something that’s no longer here. Let me explain why… Here’s to the sleezy marketers A few years ago, I was caught into the content marketing, building info products and growing huge email lists movement. I thought it was cool: you build an email list, then sell a product to those people and make some money.