Arrrrcamp (with 4 R's) took place in the very beautiful town called Ghent, Belgium. It was my first time at this conference and it is one of the most awesome conferences I have been to. Everything right from stay, to opening the conference, food, breaks between talks, closing keynote and the boat party, was perfectly planned to … Continue reading Recap of Arrrrcamp, 2015
This blog post is not about how to parse spreadsheets using ruby. If you are looking for that, you are not gonna find that here. This blog post is about a problem I faced while parsing decimal numbers from a spreadsheet, long story short precision related problems. Here are the details (the longer version): Recently … Continue reading Precision number parsing in spreadsheet using ruby.
This was my first time attending Rubyconf Brasil and it is one of the best experience I have ever had at a conference. The conference for the speakers started a day early. There was a barbecue party arranged at the Codeminer HQ. It was a good idea since a lot of speakers were not from … Continue reading My experience at RubyConf Brasil, 2014
This post is a straight from the heart talk about lessons learnt by a first time speaker. Rishi spoke at RubyConf India 2014 and gives a candid experience about how he prepared, the fear, the excitement and the exhilaration.
We all know that ruby is different from all the other object oriented programming languages. But in what context? One of the differences lies in how ruby handles the protected and public methods and how other languages like c++ handle them.
One of the common requirements we face across many Rails project is to convert HTML pages to PDF i.e. convert reports, tickets or any other page for that matter into the PDF format 'as is'. What has made our job easier is the number of gems out there but every gem is different from another … Continue reading Converting HTML to PDF