[Rails] RailsConfig, A New Iteration of AppConfig for Rails 3

Aug 11, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

If you haven’t already been using AppConfig in your Rails project, well, you should! Jacques Crocker has recently released his new version of the original AppConfig - RailsConfig . I was invited to join the development of this new tool, so make sure you go check it out . :-)


[Rails] Inherited Resources Views Now Supports Rails 2.x

I have just pushed a commit that added Rails 2.x compatibility to Inherited Resources Views . Please give it a spin! :-) P.S. I’ve only tested it on Rails 2.3.8.


Reinvigorate - Realtime Website Traffic Analysis

It isn’t the first time realtime website traffic analysis has been introduced. Reinvigorate is one of the services that provides realtime traffic tracking and analysis. The thing I like it most though, is in fact the heatmap. :-) Heatmap is a great tool to help identify convoluted interface and improve the user experience.


Poke me on Github! :D

Aug 06, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

I have just added a Github ribbon to my blog (look at the top left corner!). Please feel free to poke me ! :D References: Redoing the GitHub Ribbon in CSS GitHub Ribbon Using CSS Transforms


[Rails] Releasing Inherited Resources Views - DRY Your View Files

Using Inherited Resources is an excellent way to reduce the amount of repetition in your controllers. But what about views? A lot of times resources share the same views, so why not DRY ‘em up using Inherited Resources Views ! Go check out the code! :-)


released my first ruby gem

Aug 04, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

Released my first ruby gem. :-)


looks like its time for a reboot

Aug 04, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

Looks like it’s time for a reboot…


[jQuery] Releasing Inline Confirmation, Confirm Actions Done Right

Aug 03, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

In a web app, it is very common to have actions that destroy (delete/remove) data. These actions, if you don’t already know, should always map to POST methods. On top of that, because these actions are destructive, the UI should always ask the user for confirmation. But how do we actually implement the confirmation dialogue though? The vanilla JavaScript confirm box would be the easiest but at the same time the ugliest - this thing stalls most web browsers until the user acts on it. An inline…


I'm Now a Ruby on Rails Contributor

Aug 02, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

I am extremely happy that my patch was accepted , so I am now one of the 1600 odd people who have contributed to the Rails project! :D


[PHP] Releasing KThrottler, A Kohana Module for Throttling Actions

Jul 28, 2010|1 Min Read|Comments|

Similarly to Action Throttler for Rails , KThrottler is an easy to use Kohana module to quickly throttle application actions based on configurable duration and limit. Go check out the code now! :)