Archive: 2007-08-30

  • Normalising and beautifying Rails templates

    I spent a bit of time yesterday and today rationalising and cleaning up some of the HTML templates on the new site. It’s the kind of work that doesn’t have any immediately obvious value to the business, or even produce any apparent effect from a visitor’s point of view, but it’s absolutely necessary in ensuring the quality and maintainability of our code. Of course, I didn’t do it completely at random: it was a response to pain that I’d experienced whilst updating some of the pages.

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