Cross posted from darthsid While implementing caching in a recent rails project I came across some typical caching issues. In a lot of pages the content is same for all users but certain components in them have user specific actions. As an example, I have a page listing all public messages that users have posted(similar to the public timeline in twitter) but actions on those messages are user specific(eg: only owner or admin can delete a message). Also, most of these actions use ajax and the rails authenticity token in them also gets cached resulting in subsequent failures if the session changes. Another issue was that the…
Today I found two best API sites. One is http://www.gotapi.com.
This site provides APIs of almost all languages.
The other API site which is only focused on Rails is http://www.railsbrain.com/. I like this most. You can also download this API. It is AJAX based fast, useful.
I have provided the source code of the ajax based drag drop tree in rubyonrails in one of my previous posts.
I found some of the people are getting problems to incorporate the code into their running applications so i am providing a sample rails application in which all the code for tree is already been […]
There is no way to upload files using AJAX. How Gmail does it then? Well, the answer is using <iframe>. Here is a post that describe this technique in detail. Infact we are using this technique from months, obviously inspired by Gmail. 😉
update: Technically speaking, itâ€™s not Ajax. Just an iframe hack. You are […]
I found this library a bit interesting. One that appeals me is the ability to define start state and end state through CSS
See in action here.