On the Floor
It’s getting to be that most wonderful time of the year again, and over in our offices the Holiday season has already taken serious hold! It’s true, we have a fever, and the only cure is more Eggnog, Crosby, and yes, even cow-bell. As such, you might be wondering, exactly what are the folks at factor[e] doing to get into, and share, these festive feelings, both within the studio, and with the broader community? Read more...
This is very technical information suitable for developers who rely on libRETS for parsing real estate transaction standard (RETS) data, which we do for HomeFinder. If this doesn't describe you, it's probably not that interesting to you. A couple of years ago, we wrote the definitive article for getting libRETS up and running on OS X. Read more...
As mentioned previously, my placement at factor[e] is a part of the internship program which is offered to third year Communication Studies students at McMaster. This learning opportunity provides students with the ability to put theory into practice, which is what excites me about interning at factor[e]! For university students, an internship is an incredibly valuable experience and has countless benefits. Read more...
profile without her knowledge and/or approval). In early October we welcomed a new team member to factor[e]! Katie Rakoczy comes to us in the role of Manager of Client Services, and with a ton of agency and industry experience to justify this title. Read more...
Note: this is a highly technical article intended for programmers. Similarity or relevance algorithms are commonly used on the web. "Similar posts" on blogs or sections of e-commerce sites that advertise products that you may be interested in are two common examples. Read more...
If you are using CanCan for your Rails 4 app authorization, you are probably using the load_and_authorize_resource method. Part of what that method does is fetch the requested resource using the CanCan getter methods. @resource = Resource. Read more...