Category Archive for "Technology"

Brown Bag Session: Nazia talking about TDD, BDD and RSpec

Jul 26 2011

For a recent client project it is required to have 70% test coverage. That’s a very interesting project, and I would love…

10 ways and tools to measure performance of a rails application

Jul 09 2011

You had some unique business idea. You jot those down, thought about days after days, nights after nights! Then, you hired a…

10 tips to boost up performance of your ruby on rails application

Jul 08 2011

In my previous article, I wrote about “10 ways and tools to measure performance of a rails application” . In this article…

Display Avatar in Ruby on Rails application

Jun 17 2011

Now a days displaying Avatar is a common trend in web technology. Avatar is graphical representation of an user. Thanks go to…

SEO friendly URL in ruby on rails and friendly_id

Mar 05 2011

By default Rails generate URL with ID. In short to_param method returns a string, which Action Pack uses for constructing an URL…

Secure Sockets Layer – SSL or TLS: What are Those Anyway?

Aug 17 2010

Recently we presented on SSL in a class. We did fairly well. Thought it must be a good idea to share with…

Displaying status feed of twitter in Rails

Jan 12 2010

Couple of days ago I needed to show twitter status in a rails application. The specification was to show the last 5…

Presentation on bad smell in code

Dec 31 2009

Most of you must have read the famous book on “Refactoring” written by Martin Fowler. Based on this book and my fellow…

Formatting date in Rails

Dec 30 2009

The thing with which we deal everyday in our programming life is “Date”. This small, delicate stuff needs to be displayed in…

Some useful number helpers in Rails

Dec 29 2009

In my previous blog on Rails I discussed about some useful text helpers for rails based on my work experience on Scrumpad.…