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Open Source at Foraker: April 2016 Edition

It’s been almost two years since our first post detailing our open source contributions, so it’s time for an update. Ruby Gems Since most of our work is done in Ruby on Rails, we end up extracting a lot of shared functionality into gems. This enables... Read more »

Apple Watch Application Development: I-70 Traffic App

When we first set out to build I-70 Traffic for iPhone, we knew that one of the key features would be access to easily glance-able data. We wanted to build something very simple, free from the shackles of complexity that typically deliver traffic... Read more »

Roadmap to Learn Ember: Reading Group

One of the outcomes from Foraker’s developer retreat was a plan to move away from Backbone to Ember. At Foraker, we’ve found that reading groups are a great way to learn together and stay motivated as a team. Naturally, we opted to tackle Ember’s... Read more »

Open Source at Foraker

Open Source World Working in Ruby on Rails has many benefits, but one of the most important is that both the language and the framework are open source. In addition to being able to peer under the covers, you get the contributions of the community... Read more »

Building custom navigation menus with Navigatrix

Navigatrix is a Ruby library for rendering custom navigation menus in Rails and Sinatra. Read more »