‘Launching Soon’ – Helping Startups Build Online Identity Even before the Actual Launch

The process of brand building begins even before the actual website is launched. To have an eye-catching temporary ‘Launching Soon’ page can do a world of good for your online brand identity. It is the first step that lets you … Continue reading

Presented faceted search using ultrasphinx

The first ruby funday held on 22nd Nov 2008 in New Delhi, India. I presented on faceted search using ultrasphinx. I also gave a live demo there. Here are the slides:
Facet Searching using Ultrasphinx
View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: sphinx ultrasphinx)

You can ask me if you have any doubt.

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Hoptoad: A Rails Exception Handling Service

Many of you guys(as me) may have used Exception Notifier plugin to get Rails app exceptions right into your mailbox, and may also have faced some problem like this.
Also if you have 2-3 or more apps running in production then managing such exception mails is also a big headache. In such case one have […] Continue reading

Rails Plugin Annotate Models For Spec And Spec Fixtures

I have been using “Annotate Models” rails plugin written by Dave Thomas since I found it around one and half year ago. It really helps while writing fixtures. But if you use RSpec you might miss schema info at the top of your rspec fixture file as I do. So, today I modify the plugin […] Continue reading

Acts_as_solr: Starting solr server on windows

I was using acts_as_searchable for one of my project, which uses Hyperestraier in background. Yesterday I decided to use acts_as_solr which uses solr(based on Lucene Java search library). I did all written in its Manual/Readme, but when I issued

rake solr:start

to start the solr server, it threw a heart breaking “Bad file descriptor” error, […] Continue reading

Careful while using Exception Notifier Plugin

Exception Notifier Plugin can make you crazy as it made me yesterday.
Let me explain, I was using this plugin for one of my project and our server got a DOS attack. We were requested some URLs that doesn’t exists, like http://somedomain.com/game.rar etc… . I had registered my gmail account to get notifiers. And due […] Continue reading

Plugin: Exception Notifier; Get detail information of exceptions occurred on the live server right on your inbox.

I don’t know whether you guys are aware of Exception Notifier plugin written by Jamis Buck or not. If you don’t then I would like to share this with you.
The Exception Notifier plugin provides a mailer object and a default set of templates for sending email notifications when errors occur in a Rails application. The […] Continue reading