Notes tagged “Rails”
Putting oral histories online
Museum of Australian Democracy Oral History Collection out in beta.
A Manageable Multi-Database Redis Development Setup
An easy way to separate Redis databases for multiple apps.
Precompiled Rails Static 404 and 500 Pages
Great looking custom 404 and 500 pages are a hallmark of well-rounded and polished web application. Here’s how to simplify making and maintaining them in Rails.
Asset Pipeline Tips
Techniques we use at Icelab to get the most from Rails asset pipeline
RubyMotion & Rails Responders at the Canberra Ruby Crew
News and slides from the first of the rebooted Canberra Ruby meetups.
Icelab Singapore and RedDotRubyConf 2012
A recap of a productive and inspiring week.
Wrapping Rack Middleware to Exclude Certain URLs (For Rails Streaming Responses)
Use your middleware when it’s handy, exclude it when it’s not.
Money, Stress and The Cloud
Or: How to Save Your Relationship with Rails Streaming Responses on Heroku.
Render Single-Line Markdown Text with Redcarpet
For when you want Markdown without the block-level elements.
Customising ActiveRecord’s attribute formatting on inspect
Make your Rails console a tidier place.
New Relic, Heroku and Rails Streaming Responses
You can make them all work together.
Discovering Mildenhall’s Canberra
Uncovering a fascinating treasure trove of archival photographs from Canberra’s establishment period.
Decaf Sucks Launch Countdown: Un-Designing the App
On moving to Heroku, choosing Objective-C libraries, and reducing the app’s UI surface area.
Decaf Sucks Launch Countdown: Finishing the API
A look into building an authenticated API that integrates with 3rd-party OAuth providers, along with some general tips for building RESTful JSON APIs with Rails.
Decaf Sucks Launch Countdown: Getting to Work
An update at the end of week #1.
Icelab Goes Camping
Just what happens when 150 hackers camp out for a weekend.
Run Your Own Piece of Heroku with Foreman
Simplify your web app’s background task management.
Useful Heroku-Friendly Rewrites with rack-rewrite
When you cannot configure your webserver, here’s a Rack middleware to preserve your Google-juice.
Embrace the Metaclass and Extend Your ActiveModels
Modifying the attributes and behaviour of your ActiveRecord or Mongoid models at runtime.
FactoryGirl and has_many associations
has_manyassociation requires at least one item, don’t despair.