The Judo way

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As a kid I practiced Judo which is a martial art as well as a philosophy. And my Judo teacher gave us a philosophical story which I came to understand only recently and which helped me achieve more than I though was possible. So I wanted to share it. The story was about a small tree in a stron...

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New coat of paint

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Recently I got the urge to write again so I gave this blog a new coat of paint, and decided to give a brief history, the reason I stopped writing and an explanation as to why I moved away from Medium. I started this blog back in 2016 as a way to share and discuss ideas and solutions to problem...

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GraphQL file upload with Shrine

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At the moment of writing there is no officially supported way to do file upload through GraphQL. Here is a roundup of all available methods to do file upload through it, their pros and cons. This post grew out of a request on the Shrine issue tracker — you can find the original issue here. It'...

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Best image uploader for Rails — Revisited

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Three years ago I wrote about how to choose the right uploader gem for your project. Since the time the original article has been published, all mentioned libraries got updated, one got deprecated, and two new libraries have appeared. I feel it's time to revisit this topic. Why do we use uploa...

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