Category Archives: software
At Vinsol, we consider ourselves pioneers instead of simple coders. This sets us apart from our competitors because it drives how we approach problem solving. With an extensive team of talented Ruby on Rails, iOS and Android developers, Vinsol can … Continue reading
Ok, so we had been shouting ourselves hoarse, claiming that Rails is all about developer productivity and joy. So is that all about it?, huh!, was the normal reaction. But isn’t that a big enough reason. Not for many people though.
Yes, we accept that there are some pain points, like hosting Rails applications at shared […] Continue reading
Aditya is VinSol’s first certified Scrum Master.
Ever since he completed his training, we have had a much better control over and understanding of the Scrum process that we use for our projects, leading to a much better control over our projects.
Thanks to Aditya, the wall just across my cabin is now full of Product […] Continue reading
I downloaded Flock today, just to test create blog posts directly from Flock into socialroots repository, as a part of the project.
But I ended up using it the whole day. Just didn’t feel like going back to FF. Both of them are built on top of the mozilla engine and have the same shortcuts, […] Continue reading
Meadow is a tool that I came across on my last visit to Japan.
It is a GNU Emacs imlpementation for Windows and is fairly popular in Japan.
Though i had tried the windows version of xemacs before, I like the meadow interface much more.
You can get it here.
There is an english version of the wiki […] Continue reading
I was looking for information on how to expire an idle rails session in say n minutes of inactivity.
Here are some resources
Should ActiveRecord add validations based on associations defined in the models?
class User < ActiveRecord::Base
class Post < ActiveRecord::Base
If i create an instance of a post with a user_id that does not exist in the Users table, I wish ActiveRecord threw up a validation error on saving this instance […] Continue reading
Have been busy recently comparing Rails 1.1’s integration testing and WATIR and selenium for end-to-end testing a rails application.
The testing scenario is that the webserver is running on a remote Linux box in US, to which we have ssh access.
And we are testing the application from India. So we cannot run the browser on that […] Continue reading