Together with Felipe Doria, another alumnus of the Mendicant University, I published the first installment of the MU Learning Series
In which we shed some light on eigenclasses as we take a whirlwind tour through Ruby's object model with special emphasis on the method lookup path.
Demo to set up dynamic deeply nested forms (four levels deep).
Simplify and clarify your Active Record queries using named bind variables.
An introduction to creating and customizing a Rails 3 template. Overview of the methods available to rails 3 templates, some thoughts about template design and automating RVM setup tasks.
Dynamic Nested Forms. Adding and removing nested child fields in any Rails 3 app with jQuery.
Tutorial on the Pathname Ruby Standard Library, its characteristics and common use cases.
Quick and simple shell script to resize an entire folder of images using ImageMagick.
Two means of truncating HTML text without mangling the markup. One solution works by stripping out the HTML tags altogether and the other uses Nokogiri to maintain proper HTML syntax during truncation.
How to leverage Spree’s active_shipping extension to calculate exact USPS shipping cost based on weight and destination.