Dormeo Ergo Sum

The blog where I talk about nerdy computer stuff

Font Readability

Making your copy DRY

Font readability One of the easiest changes that can be made to a website to increase usability for all users is setting rational font sizes. Around 1 in 10 people have visual problems, much of that as a result of aging. By not ensuring font sizes are sufficiently large,... [Read More]

Externalizing Strings in Rails

Making your copy DRY

Regardless of whether you are planning to build a multi-language site or not (Will be covered in a future post), externalising strings is a good programming practice. You could think of it as another way of abstracting different layers of your code further apart. Typical Ruby on Rails Application Structure:... [Read More]

Hello World


So I am back to blogging on after a 3 month long hiatus. So instead of just rebooting, I decided to rethink how I approach my blog. I documented this process on Medium here: Blog Rethink Part 1:... [Read More]