Articles by Juan Vasquez

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Largest Contentful Paint

Is your goal to rank first on Google? Have you already tried using the best keywords and strategies to rank higher but none of that has worked? It might be because your LCP, or Largest Contentful Paint, score is high and needs improvement.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Upgrading Your Ruby Version

Every year, Ruby enthusiasts anticipate the December release of a new Ruby version. At the end of 2023, Ruby 3.3 was released and you can read this article to learn more about the new features and improvements it brings. This makes it a good time to start considering if your application is due for an upgrade.

Upgrading your application can sound complicated and difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Below, we will discuss how to identify when to upgrade your Ruby version and the steps necessary to complete a smooth and successful upgrade.

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How to Manually Release a Gem in

I’ve always wanted to create a gem that becomes popular enough to be well known and everybody speaks about it. Unfortunately, until now it has been only a dream. In the meantime, I’ve learned how to create and release gems manually and I’d like to share that with you. Maybe somehow your gem could be the next most popular gem and I’ll be super proud of that if your first step was to read this blog post.

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The Complete Guide for Deprecation Warnings in Rails

Deprecation warnings are a common thing in our industry. They are warnings that notify us that a specific feature (e.g. a method) will be removed soon (usually in the next minor or major version) and should be replaced with something else. Features are deprecated rather than immediately removed, in order to provide backward compatibility (a solution that works in both the current and the future version), and to give programmers time to implement the code in a way that follows the new standard.

In this guide we’ll show you what the workflow is that we use at to address deprecation warnings when we upgrade Rails applications.

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