Node.js application boilerplate

Node.js application boilerplate

Hello everybody.Today I would like to share with all of you our Node.js application boilerplate.We use this boileplate every time we start a new project.This application sets up an Express.js server with authentication, registration, password recovery, all out of the box.Moreover, there is also implemented authentication/registration via Facebook oauth.Finally, it supports localization and i18n friendly urls.Fr...

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BSC: Learning and growth

BSC: Learning and growth

Employees are the first customers of a company: the Balanced Scorecard helps you improve their performances thanks to their approval and their continuous training. This is the learning and growth perspective.We've arrived to talk about the learning and growth perspective of a Balanced Scorecard.This point of view, like the others seen till now, have been particularly revolutionary because it started considering employees and their welfare, ...

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Agile software development: win-win contracts.

Agile software development: win-win contracts.

In traditional contracts applied to software development the risk is that between the supplier and the customer the exchange value isn't fair: Agile contracts change the cards in play.A few months ago in this article I was talking about how apps that you use avery day are made. In it I also I listed some software development methods that are now considered almost obsolete, explaining generally how the Agile m...

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Balanced scorecard: optimize internal processes

Balanced scorecard: optimize internal processes

The balanced scorecard is a tool that can help you make the most out of the resources of your company to optimize internal processes.Few Weeks ago we introduced the BSC and later we focused in more detail on the importance of relationships with customers for a company. Today we will instead see how, among others processes for optimize production and product innovation (ie those that your customers don't see), BSC is cruci...

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How to implement dependent dropdowns in Rails 4 with an unobtrusive jQuery script

I recently had to implement a view with the classic search form with two select dependent on each other. My aim was to leave the page as clean as possible and make the code that loads the options for the daughter dropdown reusable.Suppose, therefore, to have two models, SpecializationType and Specialization, defined as follows:1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132class SpecializationType < ...

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