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A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week, Chad Pytel (COO) is joined by people who build and nurture the products we love.
Spend more time on your app’s unique functionality and leave the repeatable features to thoughtbot. With over a billion downloads, our open source projects power many of the world’s most visited websites.
Answer your critical early business questions with our Product Design Sprint Guide through the design and prototyping process.
Since 2012, one way we’ve shared thoughtbot expertise is through the learning platform Upcase. With Upcase, we’ve helped thousands of developers level up their skills through workshops, videos, flash cards, and coding exercises.
In our many years of experience designing and building products, we’ve learned how important it is to regularly ask, “Is this the right thing for us to be building right now?” A key ingredient in building that right thing is knowing who you're building it for and why they need it right now. This collection of customer discovery exercises will help your team find (or regain) customer, product, and strategic focus.
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The canonical reference for writing fantastic Rails applications from authors who have created hundreds.
Learn to test Ruby on Rails web applications from the ground up in this comprehensive guide to modern testing practices.
Learn the many facets of creating, growing and maintaining a successful open source project.
Learn to make domains and TLS certificates predictable and debuggable, while grasping their core concepts with plenty of examples.
See what it’s like to program in a language without null. You might even learn some Haskell along the way.
Learn to accomplish your Git goals without getting distracted by internals or confusing terminology.