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Encrypting and Decrypting with Ruby

For a recent project I had the opportunity to research how we might encrypt a few pieces of data, with a shared key and initial value, and I put together the following notes. This is mostly re-hashing the OpenSSL:Cipher documentation...

How I Work

These are some of the software development patterns that have emerged from how I work, where taking certain actions tend to lead to the best outcomes, in the shortest amount of time. Please share any questions or concerns and thanks...

A Quick Look at GraphQL

GraphQL is a technology from Facebook, in use since 2012, that is an alternative to REST APIs, providing the ability to both query data and transport it from a server to a client.