Sunday, December 28, 2008

Merb gets merged into Rails 3

Ruby on Rails and Merb team decided to merge both of the frameworks into a singular web framework in Rails 3. The two frameworks have much in common and share code in a variety of places.

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

How to load selective fixtures to db in rails

All of you must know how to load fixtures to db

rake db:fixtures:load

To load a subset of your fixtures to your projects db

rake db:fixtures:load FIXTURES=users,stores

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Star rating in ruby on rails

Recently I needed to implement star rating system for one of my project I am working on.

If you are not familiar with a star rating system, its simply a method of voting using (usually) 5 stars in a row, which will change colour as you hover over them indicating the level at which to rate something. You may think a simple rollover would accomplish this but difficulty arises because as you rollover each star it should stay highlighted while you light up the next one and so on until the end of the row of stars.

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Thursday, August 2, 2007

How to Paginate With Ajax

Pagination is a very common task in web application development. But sometimes we need to paginate something with ajax request. The interest to use Ajax for this is to provide a dynamic interface which doesn’t need to reload the entire page when next results(page) displayed. Ajax is really nicely integrated with Rails, and using it is very easier with this great framework. To work with ajax requests your browser must be enabled to handled java script requests. I knew two methods for that problem.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Varify Email address Format

Useful expressions for email address validation

Matches a limited version of the RFC 2822 addr-spec form.