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Pure Rails = BibRave.com

By Andy Wang on January 23, 2014

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There’s a rumor going around that Rails isn’t as sexy as it once was; that Javascript is the next world power and Single Page Applications (SPA) have better UX than traditional multi-page sites. Well, to this I say, nay!

Rails Assets Prefix May Disable your Session

By Ian Yang on March 20, 2013

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I recently worked in a Rails project with Peter (@sporkd). The project is intended to be used as a sub-site, and should be served under sub-URI. After google, we ended up by setting config.assets.prefix and wrapped all routes in scope. The solution is simple and worked well. But soon, some weird bugs were found, and Peter was successfully...

Intrideans in the Wild: from DC to Germany in One Weekend

By Intridea on September 18, 2012

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This weekend we had Intrideans at four different events we sponsored from DC to Germany, talking about user experience, design, Ruby on Rails, and tablets. Here's a quick rundown of our experience at the events. MoDevTablet The first event kicked off early Friday morning. We partnered with GoMoDev to support their MoDevTablet event, and...

Rails + Girls = A Better Rails Community

By Renae Bair on August 24, 2012

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The Rails community has had its share of misogynistic controversy over the last several years. Dominated by male programmers (recent statistics suggest 94% of employed Rails programmers are male), the inroads to professional Rails development for females are not exactly accessible or welcoming. Of course, it's not just the Rails community...

Building Streaming REST APIs with Ruby

By Jerry Cheung on May 24, 2012

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Twitter popularized the term "firehose API", to mean a realtime stream of data sent through a persistent connection. But even if you're not a realtime service, streaming APIs are great for pushing data from the backend to clients. They reduce resource usage because the server can decide when it's a good time to send a...

Writing a Custom Rails Cache Store

By Jerry Cheung on March 6, 2012

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When you use Rails built-in helpers for page, action, and fragment caching, the cached data is stored into an instance of ActiveSupport::Cache::Store. But while the interface for using the cache stores are the same, each cache store implementation has different performance characteristics and are suited for different jobs. In this post, I'll...