About two weeks ago, I released a new Ruby gem into the wild named ruby-measurement. (Unfortunately, measurement was already taken.) It serves as a means of parsing human-readable text into a quantity and unit, which can then be used for converting among units and other mathematical... Read More »
This is just a short post since I haven't updated my blog in quite some time. I recently spent some time trying to find a Ruby gem that will search/lookup products on Amazon. My searches only yielded the Peddler and Vacuum gems, both of which I found difficult to use. This prompted me to build... Read More »
I've been spending my free hours lately working on a realtime multiplayer game. In building the game, I decided to build the front-end using Ruby on Rails with the actual game implemented using Node.js, specifically using Socket.IO. One of the first major challenges I encountered with this... Read More »
Several months ago, I had the opportunity to improve part of a testing suite for an application I worked on. Specifically, I was improving some unit testing pertaining to the creation of DelayedJob entries when emailing users. The code being tested related to users being emailed upon... Read More »
Just today, I ran into a situation where I wanted to modify the output generated by Formtastic while building an input element. In this particular scenario, the input field was a file input in which the user is expected to upload an image (PNG, JPG, or GIF). The customization I wanted was the... Read More »
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