Moving your git repos and all branches to a new remote repository

Recently I have been moving a lot of our old repositories into our local gitosis from github. There seems to be no quick an easy solution for moving all of the remote branches across too, so this is how I am currently doing this. Below are the commands I have been using to do this: […]

Getting Started with SEO – Tips

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a process that can be explained in two parts: relevance and quality. Relevance is determined by onsite factors such as content and image descriptions etc. and quality is determined by links. Returning relevant results is the main goal of a search engines. This is why you must get your onsite […]

Rate The Landlord is updated and re-released!

Rate the Landlord ( is a project we have been working on at Dynamic50 in house. Renting property is always a minefield, you just don’t know what you are really getting until you move in. Rate the Landlord gives users the ability to see the property before they move in, find out more about the […]

We have moved offices

Dynamic50 have moved into a brand new office in Croydon. Our new office address is: 17/21 George Street, Croydon, London, CR0 1LA View Larger Map Our offices are located within a few minutes walk of East Croydon station, which connects in 13 minutes to London Bridge and only 16 minutes to Victoria. Feel free to […]

Textmate issues – env: ruby: No such file or directory

One of the issues that keeps on rearing its ugly head, and I have never got round to fixing is the following error locally on Textmate: env: ruby: No such file or directory Well today I decided to put an end to it! Textmate assumes (wrongly in my case) that Ruby is located at: /usr/local/bin/ruby […]

Ruby on Rails Developer in London (£250 per day)

Our client is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer with the following: Testing Behaviour driven development Experience using software patterns E-commerce / Active Merchant At least 2 years COMMERCIAL rails experience At least 4 years experience using MVC based web frameworks At least 8 years experience building websites. JQuery Mac OSX JSON Web services […]

Santa Speaks!

Reevoo is a review website written predominantly in Ruby on Rails. They are based in London, and have opened up their talking santa to the world here. Anyone can go to the site and type in something for Santa to say, and Santa will speak out loud in the office. I think the next step […]

Why do we write Lorem Ipsum Dolor

The infamous placeholder paragraph: “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla […]

Gem to interact with the Amee Project Api

What is the Amee Project? In a nut shell its a project to measure the “Carbon Footprint” of everything on Earth. Amee If you fancy interacting with the service then you might want to look at d50s Gem.

What is Ruby and Ruby on Rails

We use Ruby as our platform of choice here at Dynamic50. Ruby is an object oriented programming language originating from Japan in the early 1990’s. Definition of Ruby on Rails Ruby on Rails is a platform for web development built on top of the Ruby programming language. A good paradigm for this is imagine that […]