Steve Robinson

 

   



13 Stories by Steve Robinson

Rails 5 — ActiveRecord Suppress — a step too far?

One of the new additions to ActiveRecord that’s gonna be coming out with the Rails 5 release is the ActiveRecord::Base.suppress method. I have some...
0 7 min read

Mounting an S3 Bucket Using FUSE

Have you ever wanted to interact with your Amazon S3 bucket just like how you deal with the directories in the file system without...
0 2 min read

RackRewindableInput lock file not found – Solution

We were doing some crazy things with our staging server and it ran out of space which we did not notice because of the...
0 1 min read

Secret Revealed: Why Ruby 2.0 Loads Files Faster

I’ve been working on a codebase which is Rails 4.0 and Ruby 1.9.3 and something that’s annoying about this app is its incredibly large...
0 1 min read

Hosting FreeGeoIP in your cloud

In the project I’m working on where we sell photos, we had to find out the country of each and every visitor for a...
0 8 min read

Outsourcing Image Processing

One of our clients at Spritle is a startup that sells photos taken at various events. The Rails app we have built and maintaining...
0 4 min read

Zurb Foundation – Disable abide validation on blur and change events

We widely use the amazing Zurb Foundation framework as a base for many of our projects. Zurb provides a lot of features and utilities...
0 2 min read

Rails & Ruby's answers to the Java world

We recently are dealing with a company which specializes in building enterprise Java applications. When we proposed to use Rails for a couple of...
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We ❤ Open Source @ Spritle

We at Spritle Software are incredibly passionate when it comes to everything Open Source. We strongly believe that everyone who uses Open Source technologies...
1 2 min read

Hash from Arrays – the Ruby way!

Today I came across a really cool method in Ruby’s Hash class. I cannot believe I missed it all these days. Its a class...
0 1 min read

Beginners guide to Docker

We @ Spritle came across this wonderful new tool recently. Although it took time to taste it (atleast to some extent), I soon realized...
1 7 min read

Simple JavaScript templating with jquery-tmpl

When writing applications where you fetch data asynchronously from the server and render it to the user using AJAX you would have to deal...
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