Some time ago, we needed to implement a full email inbox feature in the Ruby on Rails application. Let’s take a look at possible ways of building an email receiver mechanism with Rails.
When playing board games, I always try to improve my performance and find some clever way to beat my opponents. I love analysing, discussing and recalling past games to find the most useful strategy and see things that are not seen by other players. This allowed me to form a few simple rules that increase chances of victory — not only in board games but also in real-life activities.
Uncertainty is an inseparable part of creating any software. At the beginning of the project you never have a full knowledge about future requirements and features. Developers don’t know the whole specification, project manager doesn’t know all clients’s expectations and usually clients are not aware about all features their product should have. When the amount of unspecified requirements is significant, choosing to create a prototype could be really beneficial.