Web-Crunch Digest

By Andy L

Design and development digest

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Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #200

Greetings!If you're in the states, Happy belated 4th of July! I've been quite busy behind the scenes so my publishing schedule took a hit. I just hit publish on a recent blog/vlog about my thoughts on marketing for developers and makers. Having built a numb...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #199

After a bit of a break, I'm back! I'll be frank, over a brief break I considered pressing pause on Web-Crunch. Live is busy right now and I love contributing to this publication but time is of the essence lately. I was ready to put it down until I saw some ...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #198

Greetings!This week I hacked on a new Ruby on Rails application template that might be my new go-to. The template leverages some new tech called Vite to take care of the front-end. Rails ships with Webpack by default. As an app size scales, Webpack can beco...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #197

Greetings!Welcome to issue #197 0f the Web-Crunch digest. I send these out as new content gets published on web-crunch.com. The past couple of weeks have been quite busy for me. I'm actually going to be moving at the end of this month so that should throw a...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #196

Greetings!Welcome to another Web-Crunch digest. This week I came back with some new content after suffering from a bit of burnout. I have a tendency to take on too much at once. As a maker/designer/developer I have endless amounts of ideas to build new thin...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #195

Welcome to another edition of the Web-Crunch Digest. I've been suffering from a bit of burn out so if my publishing schedule has seemed a tad slow this is why! I think it's good to take breaks from tasks you do consistently day in and day out. I hope you'll...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #194

Welcome to issue #194 of the Web-Crunch Digest!This week I kicked off a new series revolving around creating a basic API using Ruby on Rails as the backend. The driver here is to introduce new ways to use Rails if you use something different on the front-en...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #193

Hey there!This week I dove deeper into the Let's Build for Ruby and Rails developers series. We integrated some inline up-sells on the new job form which leverages Stripe, Vue.js, and Rails on the backend. Slowly but surely I'm getting close to calling the ...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #192

Welcome to issue #192 of the Web-Crunch digest. Over the weekend I recorded another part of my ongoing series Let's build for Ruby and Rails developers. Find that part linked below. I'm hoping to ramp up the speed on the series coming up as well as tap into...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #191

Greetings!Welcome to another Web-Crunch digest. I just hit publish on a new mini-series devoted to CSS Flexbox. I use flexbox daily to make dynamic layouts of which used to be a chore with things like floats. With new support for flexbox and grid, CSS is be...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #190

Happy new year!I took a brief pause from my normal weekly schedule to spend some time with family and recharge over the holidays here in the states. I hope you and yours had a great end of the year in 2020 despite it being a whirlwind of a year.This week I ...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #189

Happy Chirstmas week!I hope you're doing well out there and staying safe. This year is coming to a close and it's been one hell of one.I just hit publish on part 15 of my Let's Build for Ruby and Rails developers series where I continue building the new job...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #188

Hey there!Last week was a busy one. I managed to get a new guide out for installing Tailwind CSS v2.0 while using Ruby on Rails. The new Tailwind CSS upgrade is an exciting one. It's great to see how fast and far the framework has come. I struggle to want t...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #187

Welcome to issue #187 of the Web-Crunch Digest. This is my informal weekly newsletter where I share the latest content from web-crunch.com and design/programming news around the web. Last week I explored a neat feature brought to you by default in a new Rub...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #186

Hey dear reader!Thanks for tuning in to another week of the Web-Crunch Digest. In this week's issue I continue the Let's Build for Ruby and Rails developers series with a goal of perfecting the "job posting" experience for the new platform I'm building. You...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #185

I'm a metal head. I saw Phinehas a couple years ago. They have a very tight sound for a fast paced and aggressive group. Been a fan for some time and they happen to be playing as I type this :)


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #184

I've been a Zephead ever since my parents introduced me to the band. When they were younger they went to many of their concerts. I'm jealous to this day! We had a collection of albums that inspired me to become a guitarist from age 11 on. Listening to "Pres...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #183

This section is new. I'm a musician myself and really love more rock/hard rock/metal music. If you'd like to see more like these let me know 🤘 🤘


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #182

Greetings! Welcome to another week of the Web-Crunch digest. This week is sponsored by lancer.to, a freelance-only job board with new jobs posted daily. Subscribe to get new freelance jobs delivered to your inbox each week.Some bullet points about what's go...


Web-Crunch Digest - Issue #181