Parsing MessagePack in Rails > 5.1

This is update to earlier post where MessagePack body was parsed to controller params using Rack middleware. That approach relied on ActionDispatch::ParamsParser which got deprecated in 5.1 while custom mime type params parsing got simpler.

For parsing MessagePack request body as controller parameters with Rails > 5 you’ll need msgpack gem and then you are...

Book review: CSS Secrets by Lea Verou

During holidays I finished book CSS Secrets by Lea Verou. I think its the best CSS book I have encountered. It presents 47 everyday design problems with well thought out alternative solutions using latest CSS features.

First chapter gives short introduction on how CSS standards are formed and presents some best practices for writing CSS. That introduction...