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.
There are a number of algorithms to crop and resize images. Like maintaining the original image’s aspect ratio, cropping over-sized images, padding to fill empty area.
This posts shows two approaches – with cropping and without cropping. Read more
This post is to assist to create a select tag in a view (HTML) with a list of countries.
The solution presented here:
- The countries are stored in a table in database. If you don’t want to have a table with countries in DB, you can easily modify the code below to have countries as an array in code.
- Helper to show a list of countries in select tag in HTML
You can find the whole solution on github.