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Amazon EC2 and MongoDB configuration for great performance – Josh Software

Amazon EC2 and MongoDB configuration for great performance – Josh Software Sometimes, we prefer using Amazon EC2 directly for our Rails stack. No offense  to Heroku but we need a more controlled environment; and no offense to EngineYard as they don’t support MongoDB on their environment as yet. We were faced with several problems that …

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Ruby back to basics – Modules and more de-mystified – Josh Software

Ruby back to basics – Modules and more de-mystified – Josh Software Gautam Rege 2012-05-24 15:03:58 I often teach Ruby at corporates, take some classes at colleges and speak at some events. Its great when I encounter aggressive and passionate programmers who question and counter question me at every step. These are some of the …

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Sencha Touch MVC application with Rails – Josh Software

Sencha Touch MVC application with Rails – Josh Software For sometime, we have been toying around with different frameworks to build cross-platform mobile applications. Our latest research was with Sencha Touch. This post is a tutorial to get kick-started. Installation To run Sencha Touch application you need: A running web server. I used a Rails …

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IndexTank – So long and thanks for all the fish! – Josh Software

IndexTank – So long and thanks for all the fish! – Josh Software IndexTank got acquired by LinkedIn just a while back and I received a newsletter saying that they may discontinue services in 6 months. My tweet about this got a few responses from Pat Allen (@pat – the creator of Flying Sphinx) and …

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Overriding to_s method for BigDecimal instance – Josh Software

Overriding to_s method for BigDecimal instance – Josh Software requirement was to display decimal numbers which are having scale values present to be displayed in decimal format otherwise display them as integer. Output expected 12.23 => 12.23 12.00 => 12 While rendering any object on html page by default “to_s” method gets executed.So, i overwrote …

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Hpricot scraping in ruby – Josh Software

Hpricot scraping in ruby – Josh Software Include gems/library required before getting started require ‘hpricot’ require ‘net/http’ require ‘rio’ # Pass website url to be scraped url = “www.funonrails.com” # Define filename to store file locally file = “temp.html” # Save page locally rio(url) < rio (file) # Open page through hpricot doc = Hpricot(open(file)) …

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Passing commandline parameter (arguments) to ruby file using optparser – Josh Software

Passing commandline parameter (arguments) to ruby file using optparser – Josh Software Ruby file accepts from command prompt in the form of array. Passing parameters ruby input.rb TOI DH TimesNew Accessing parameters # input.rb p ARGV # => [“TOI”, “DH”, “TimesNew”] p ARGV[0] # => “TOI” p ARGV[1] # => “DH” Optparser : parses commandline …

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