Some time ago, in an article about HIPAA regulations and the healthcare industry, I mentioned the complexity of the digitization process. Due to many regulations and extensive internal procedures, opening up to digital transformation is not happening at the same pace as in other industries. This time I decided to direct my attention to the InsurTech software phenomenon, which has revolutionized the insurance industry thanks to its openness to digital technologies.
What is Sinatra Ruby? How to build applications using Sinatra?
Frank Sinatra was an outstanding American actor and singer whose work is still admired today. He is considered by many people to be an icon of the 1940s and 1950s. The artist has made a big mark in pop culture, but not everyone knows that his name also appears in the IT world. What is the term Sinatra and what does it have to do with Ruby language? I will try to answer these questions in the following text.
Ruby vs Python: Pros, Cons and Where to Start
It's time for another overview of programming languages, which in the world of programmers arouse comparable excitement to the clash between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. What are the characteristics of Ruby and Python? What speaks for the choice of each of them? What are the differences between them? We decided to answer these and many other questions by creating an article describing the capabilities of both languages. Learn more about them and find out who came out victorious in the Ruby vs Python clash.
What is HIPAA, and how to securely handle sensitive medical data?
Medical information related to one’s health condition is for many a highly important matter. Ensuring the privacy of this information is essential as many wouldn’t want to share their medical history with unauthorized third parties. At the same time, the privacy of medical information in public health systems is a human right and as such must be respected and accommodated. To ensure appropriate patient data security is the raison d’etre of the HIPAA certification system. This time, we'll take a closer look at what the HIPAA act is, what it's responsible for, and what the certification is based on.
What are the best ways to scale Ruby on Rails app?
Having so many users of the application is a success as well as a challenge for its creators. In the first place, you have to deal with the growing interest in your product or service. On the other hand, lack of appropriate technical preparation can lead to the collapse of the application. Fortunately, there is a solution for this. With our help you will learn how to scale your Ruby on Rails application.
10 reasons to cooperate with Railwaymen - how to choose the right software house?
Choosing the right software house that not only provides a functional application but also adapts it to the market conditions is a challenge. A good company will guarantee the analysis of business processes, develop the system specification and test the created project. So, to help you make this decision, we have prepared a list of 10 reasons why you should work with Railwaymen. We hope that the criteria we have discussed will solve any doubts you may have had.
What is the difference between Ruby and Ruby on Rails?
Many people who hear Ruby and Ruby on Rails think that these two terms mean the same thing. While you might get the impression that the two have a lot in common, the reality is quite different. Thanks to this guide, you will clear all your doubts about this topic. Also, you will gain valuable knowledge, which may be useful when you choose the right tools for software development.
Tutorial: Data Synchronization in App Development
Not so long ago, I was challenged with a specific task in one of our projects. We need to share some data between two external applications. In particular, we need to synchronize data in the same structure in both apps in this way to have access to it in both applications. It is required to keep the same structure, same values, and any creation of a new data set or even update in one of the apps should impact both projects. Sounds usual and something that developers work with from time to time.
14 Top Ruby on Rails Development Tools for 2023
Hello, my name is Kazimierz Szołtysik, and I have been a Ruby developer at Railwaymen since July 2020. Since 2015 I have been consistently writing and developing applications in Ruby and Ruby on Rails. Why Ruby? Because in my opinion, it is the most readable and elegant of all backend languages I have come across so far. Programming in it is a lot of fun, and you can create a very clear and extremely readable code in it. Why Ruby on Rails? Because thanks to creating this framework in 2015, it became possible to develop fully independent web applications using the Ruby language.
How to write a clean code in Ruby on Rails? [2020 Update]
Time flies, doesn’t it? I remember writing the 1st edition of this article 6 years ago when world haven’t heard about the COVID-19 and I was just an aspiring RoR developer trying to do my best at Railwaymen.