Balaji D Loganathan



73 Stories by Balaji D Loganathan

Open Invitation – Presentation on JQuery and Rails3

As part of our “ShareYourByte” program, this week we are giving interactive presentations on following topics JQuery by Alok Swain Rails3 Introduction by Surendran...
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Published Facebox with Caption – @github/spritle

We wanted to add dynamic caption to the facebox popup, so we simply extended the original source to suite our requirements. Now, if you...
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Ruby(RoR) Tip7: Installing Rails3 : File not found: lib

If you are facing the below error while installing Rails3 on Windows or Linux C:\Users\username>gem install rails --pre Successfully installed rails-3.0.0.rc2 1 gem installed...
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Ruby(RoR) Tip6: Install Mysql Gem on Ubuntu

While installing mysql gem on Ubuntu for Ruby on Rails, if you get the error Insecure world writable dir /usr/local/sbin in PATH, mode 040777...
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Ruby(RoR) Tip4: Install rcov on Windows

If you are one of the victim who got the below error on your Windows machine… Building native extensions. This could take...
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Book Review: Flex on Rails by Tony & Daniel

Book Name: Flex on Rails: Building Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 3 and Rails 2 (Developer’s Library) Authors: By Tony Hillerson, Daniel Wanja...
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Ruby Tip1: Scrap/Read Protected Page Using Mechanize

If you want to automagically login to a remote page, then scrap/read the remote content, Mechanize would be right choice for you. The sample...
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Rails vs Other Platforms

I came across an interesting discussion happening in Linked In RoR group with the topic RoR compared with other development platforms.. Lets see how...
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Dunnitt on Rails on Agile – Part -I

We have recently launched the pre-beta version of Dunnitt (http://www.dunnitt.com). Like how Twitter is for micro-blogging, Dunnitt is for micro-collaboration. You can check the...
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Integration Testing with Webrat, RSpec (and Authlogic)

Recently I tried to write the integration tests for a Rails app which uses Authlogic for authentication. We decided to use RSpec for unit...
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We Won Two Ruby Books

We won two “Ruby Best Practices” book in a promotion conducted by CodeRanch.com. Congrats to my colleagues “Vamsi Krishna” and “Balaji Loganathan”. Here is...
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Architects and Agile Projects

I just finished watching the video “Agilists and Architects — Allies not Adversaries” that was presented by Martin Fowler and Rebecca Parsons during the...
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