I feel a connection... a 🌟GitHub🌟 connection!

Here at Skylight we've been working really hard the last few months on a bunch of cool new features that coincidentally ended up being done around the same time. We didn't exactly plan it that way, but I like to think we are developing a particular brand of Tilde ESP.… »

Yarn, the Package Manager for JavaScript

Yarn is a new package manager for JavaScript, announced this morning, and we're proud to have helped make it happen. It's been a pleasure working with our friends at Facebook, Google and Exponent and we can't wait to work more with the larger open source community on it. Yehuda's spent… »

Rails 5... is ALIVE!!!

While Skylight itself supports Rails 5 automatically, we had not yet upgraded the Rails portion of the app on our end until last week. I optimistically volunteered to make the upgrade, thinking it would not take more than a day, maybe two, tops. Not so much. For context, although I've… »

Celebrating Rails 5

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ» In case you haven't heard about it yet, Rails 5.0 has just been released! Just like a lot of you, we are very excited about this release. If you are curious, David wrote a blog post summarizing the key features and I encourage you to check it out! You… »

Skylight Documentation Available on Github

I'm pleased to announce that the Skylight Documentation is now publicly available on GitHub. It was always available to be read at docs.skylight.io, but now the whole repository is public. To be clear, we don't expect others to write our documentation for us. However, it's not uncommon for… »

Introducing Helix

Rust + Ruby, Without The Glue. This post is a write-up of the talk I gave at RailsConf 2016. You can find the slides here. There's a lot to love about Ruby – the sweet syntax, the focus on developer productivity and happiness, the mature ecosystem, and of course, the awesome community… »