This post is the guide to creating your own gem for Rails.
There are many assets related log messages in log file. It causes Rack to use the Rails logger very frequently.
Often it is needed to close a whole app or some pages of a Rails app in Beta mode. A simple and quick way is using http authentication. So users (beta testers, admin) can access a Rails app by entering a single username and password.
A collection of tips and tricks to make Rails applications better.
Build a link_to to download an image.
In this post I am collecting opinions about pros and cons of using two popular web frameworks Python’s Django and Ruby on Rails in web development. I tried to include all factors that matter to choose between two frameworks.
Recently I had a strange problem when sessions didn’t work on my site on Rails in production environment. The problem was in Internet Explorer while it worked in Firefox and Chrome.
Recently, I found that one of my popular sites is shown as part of other site. So visitors of that not-mine site, being on that site, can access all the services of my sites. They used my site content and services via iframe and took benefits from my site.
Below is the solution how to prevent this, i.e. block showing your site content via iframe. The solution is pretty simple.
There are many cases when you may want to take a screenshot of a webpage from command line or programmatically from a PHP script or a .NET program.