Blog posts

Are you still GDPR compliant?  image
May 25, 2020 - 14 min read

Are you still GDPR compliant?

In these times of increasing focus on privacy policy, some might wonder why the cookies placed on websites gets so little attention? It is no longer enough to present a dialog box where the user clicks “ok”. With the present legislation, the users needs to be presented with options to allow or disallow cookies to be set in their browser. 


Developing my first mobile app to ~70k users image
Sep 13, 2021 - 36 min read

Developing my first mobile app to ~70k users

I've had "App development" on my things-I-want-to-learn-list for some time when suddenly I got the chance to do a deep dive and build a project in the process.

Behind confident code image
Dec 19, 2018 - 5 min read

Behind confident code

This is the first post on confident code. It contains some background information about the birth of this site, what confident code is about and some details about me.

Agile or waterfall? image
Sep 22, 2021 - 10 min read

Agile or waterfall?

I truly love an agile development process. The dynamic and flexibility enable the right specialists to make decisions during the process, instead of trying to guess everything beforehand.

Guides

Add favicon to rails app image
Jan 02, 2019 - 2 min read

Add favicon to rails app

A short guide on how to add a favicon to your rails app. The guide also includes links to services where you can create a favicon from scratch or from an existing image.

Adding reading time to your post image
Jan 29, 2019 - 2 min read

Adding reading time to your post

Maybe you have seen other sites display a time to read counter on their articles? I added one on confidentcode and this short guide will take you through how to do it.

Picking the right search functionality image
Nov 17, 2019 - 11 min read

Picking the right search functionality

In Ruby on Rails there are several option when you want to add a search functionality to your app. In this short article I will take a look at some of the options that are out there.

Reminder notifications with delayed jobs and Twillio image
Jan 04, 2021 - 8 min read

Reminder notifications with delayed jobs and Twillio

When working with delayed jobs you might find yourself in a situation where you need to find a specific job in order to update it. This guide will walk you through an example of just that, where I use polymorphic associations to add record type and ID to the delayed jobs.