ToDo Marriage: how to plan your wedding from home

ToDo Marriage: how to plan your wedding from home

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ToDo Marriage is the newest DevInterface's app that allows you to organize the perfect wedding: it includes the creation of an online wedding list, it allows you to send invitations to your friends and family and to choose the seats for your guests at the restaurant's tables.Wedding is a wonderful event in the life of two people, characterized by happiness and unforgettable memories. For this reason that day hav...

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Scrum: planning a Sprint

Scrum: planning a Sprint

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The rule for planning a Sprint with Scrum effectively is having cristal clear the goals: they will guide the developers to the definition of the possible tasks and the best ways to realize them.In the last articles about Scrum i talked you about its efficiency as a framework for the implementation of the Agile methodology and about roles in a Scrum team. I've also explained that with Sprint we mean a variable period of time during which the Scrum Team develop a "part of the software" t...

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Balanced scorecard: optimize internal processes

Balanced scorecard: optimize internal processes

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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...

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Customers' importance in the BSC

Customers' importance in the BSC

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Today we're going to see why the customer's perspective is so important in the implementation of the BSC.A few weeks ago I told you what the BSC or balanced scorecard is, and we saw together why this approach was considered revolutionary: when it was created, more than 20 years ago, companies (almost all) focused only on the economic return to determine the goodness of a strategy or...

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Balanced Scorecard: give your business the right direction

Balanced Scorecard: give your business the right direction

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The Balanced Scorecard is an effective method to monitor business performances, allowing you to monitor and improve your business' internal processes.There are definitely times when you wonder how is proceeding the life cycle of your company: a company goes through good times as well as bad ones, and I'm sure that you have the foresight to recognize them immediately. The problem is that, in both cases, it is difficult to foresee and understand the causes: just happens that you ...

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How to migrate from function-based generic views to class-based analogs in Django

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Last week I’ve migrated a Django application from version 1.04 to 1.6.Among the many methods deprecated, starting from version 1.5 all generic views based on functions have been eliminated (they were already deprecated in the previous release (https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.4/topics/generic-views-migration/)In my application, the generic view was used in t...

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

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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 < ActiveRecord::Base # FIELDS # RELATIONS has_many :specializat...

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The 15 best gems for ruby on rails web applications

The 15 best gems for ruby on rails web applications

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In this post I will share the technology stack that we use in DevInterface in order to create Ruby on Rails web applications.From my point of view, the gems that I’ll show later in this article represent the best options to develop in an Agile and DRY way and to achieve complex solutions in the shortest time possible.These gems are the “core” of each our Gemfile because they allow to solve the most common problems that face in every application. In support of these gems, there ...

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