Rails - Wat?! moments

I was working on a Rails project, and as is normally the case, when in doubt, I open up the rails console and try out stuff I'm not sure about. The Wat?!!? Moment Try this in your rails console: 1.day.seconds and you will get back 86400 seconds. That…

You can say no.

When you are working with your product manager, on a project, it quite often happens that they have some really weird requirement. A requirement that you just cannot understand why on earth, would anyone want it. For example, take a look at this amazing video : But, you being a software…

How you doin' RubyMotion

I'm doing a li'l dating with RubyMotion (And I really hope this relationship lasts ;) ). By the end of this article (if you followed the steps, you would have written a very simple iOS app) Steps: Download RubyMotion from here Rubymotion gives you some commands (similar to Rails), which you can…

My RubyFuza Experience

RubyFuza 2014 was probably the best conference I have attended. The experience was amazing, for the following reasons. I got to speak (which helps me cross out 2 New Year's resolutions) The other speakers were truly amazing. Got to learn a lot of new things. I met a lot of…

Just do it.

It's that typical lazy hot friday afternoon, and you are wasting time, staring at your Facebook feed. And then some friend shares a video, you see it, and you are AMAZED INSPIRED. Happens to you? It happens to me a lot. And It happened to me today. Found this amazing…

Are you riding on Rails then?

Disclaimer I am writing this with specifically Ruby on Rails in mind, but I think this applies for almost any technology/programming language. So, What's your experience? You may have seen job openings on Stackoverflow, Github, 37 signals, toprubyjobs etc. Most of them have requirements, where they state the minimum…