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Common mistakes in RoR

Few common mistakes, must be taken care of while developing RoR applications. Continue reading

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Caching in Ruby with Rails

There are three types of caching supported by Rails ‘Page Caching’, ‘Action Caching’ and ‘Fragment Caching’. Page Caching: Page caching allows the request for a generated page to be fulfilled by the webserver (i.e. Apache or Nginx), without ever having … Continue reading

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SAVE AN OBJECT SKIPPING CALLBACKS IN RAILS 3 APPLICATION

In a Ruby on Rails application, we need to skip validation as well as callbacks while saving the object.
In Rails 3.x, commonly used method to skip callbacks is ActiveSupport’s skip_callback method, but this method could cause problems as its not thread-safe. This post talks about alternative way to achieve the purpose. Continue reading

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Ruby on Rails and Database

In Rails, ActiveRecord works as a bridge between the database and Ruby code and allows straightforward mappings between applications objects and database tables. ActiveRecord is compatible with databases like MySQL, SQLite and PstegreSQL. RoR recommends three separate databases for development, production and test environments. Continue reading

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The Idea Behind Rails

Rails is the Web application framework written in Ruby language, is also known as Ruby on Rails. Ruby on Rails makes application development easy and fun because of its two basic guidelines which are ‘Don’t Repeat yourself’ and ‘Convention over Configuration’. Developers prefer RoR considering its higher productivity and less complications over the code. Continue reading

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Android vs iOS: a developer’s perspective

Anoroid and iOS are the strong competitors of each other. Sales figures say Anoroid is doing better seen against iOS. Lets compare these two mobile platforms from the App developer’s point of view, in terms of accessibility, learning curve, memory management, and profits. Continue reading

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Ruby Developer – as a Career Option

Looking at current employment trends, you can easily figure out the increasing demand for Ruby on Rails developers. Ruby on Rails is becoming a popular language and offers glorious career options for experienced as well as entry-level Ruby on Rails developers. Continue reading

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Ruby on Rails Vs. Other Languages

While Ruby on Rails is claiming its popularity among all other well doing languages, it becomes important to compare its fits and falls with languages like Perl, Python and Java. The article throws the light on advantages and disadvantages of Ruby over other programming languages. Continue reading

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Ruby on Rails Website Hosting

Summary: Now it is not hard to find a good website hosting service for Ruby on Rails application. AWS, Heroku, Engineyard, Rackspace, Site5, Lunarpages, Bluehost and Hostgator are some of the popular website hosting service providers’ names, offer strong support for Ruby on Rails projects. Continue reading

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How To Make Your Work Fun

Sometimes you may feel your work monotonous and stressful and this can pull down your work efficiency. But few simple activities like meditation, sport and gymming can give you much needed relief. Make a “To Do” do list of your work and build a positive ambiance around your workstation to fuel your efficiency. Continue reading

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