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Real time rails with Action Cable

by Srinidhi Prabandham on 10th August, 2017

Recent years have seen the rise of the real-time web. So what is real-time web?

The real-time web is a network web using technologies and practices that enable users to receive information as soon as it is published by its authors, rather than requiring that they or their software check a source periodically for updates.

Examples of the real-time web are Facebook's newsfeed, Notifications, and Twitter, implemented in social networking, search, Chat Applications and news sites.

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Published in ruby, ruby-on-rails, tutorials, web-development | Tagged with ruby, ruby-on-rails, ruby-gems, web-development, frameworks, redis, open-source, community

Best Open Source CMS for Ruby on Rails

by Murtaza Basrai on 9th August, 2017

A content management system is a great way to host one or many dynamic websites on a single application - with having complete control over the content with the admin console it provides. Ruby on Rails has several popular content management systems - some are general purpose while some being very specific to a particular area. Ruby on Rails Developers who are working on RoR Ecommerce platforms, simple websites or web applications can easily adapt and customize those management systems.

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Published in web-development, ruby-on-rails, ruby | Tagged with frameworks, ruby-gems, ruby, programming, open-source, ruby-on-rails, web-development

RailsGirls 2015 - What I learnt as a Coach

by Akash Devaraju on 3rd February, 2015

The second edition of RailsGirls in India was hosted at Thoughtworks office in Bangalore on 31st Jan 2015.

The motive of Rails Girls is to give women an introduction to some of the tools & vocabulary of web development. It's a free one day workshop, facilitated by volunteer coaches & kind sponsors.

I have to admit, it was a welcome change to see a male to female ratio of ~1:10 at a tech event.

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Published in web-development, ruby-on-rails, ruby | Tagged with training, web-development, twitter-bootstrap, tutorials, community, open-source, rails-girls

Micro Frameworks for Rapid Web Development - Sinatra

by Shrivara K S on 2nd December, 2013

In the last article in the series - Micro Frameworks for Rapid Web Development Series, we had talked about Flask, which is a microframework for Python. To recap, Web Microframeworks are small and focused frameworks which make very few assumptions or decisions about how it will be used in building websites, APIs or web services, all the while providing granular control of the codebase. Web Microframeworks provide a lot of freedom in terms of how they can be used and are not restrictive with respect to libraries and extensions.

Sinatra

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Published in web-development, ruby | Tagged with web-development, prototyping, frameworks, ruby

Web Scraping with Ruby using Mechanize and Nokogiri gems

by Vinay Nadig on 7th November, 2013

Web Scraping can most succintly be described as "Creating an API where there is none". It is mainly used to harvest data from the web that cannot be easily downloaded manually/does not provide an option for direct download. Scraped data can be used for a variety of purposes like online price comaprison, detecting changes in web page content, real-time data integration and web mashups.

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Published in ruby | Tagged with ruby, scripting, ruby-gems

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