Author Archives: Rishi Jain

About Rishi Jain

I am a ruby on rails developer at Josh Software, Pune.

Recap of Arrrrcamp, 2015

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 … Continue reading

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Precision number parsing in spreadsheet using ruby.

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 … Continue reading

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My experience at RubyConf Brasil, 2014

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 … Continue reading

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Confessions of a first time speaker

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. Continue reading

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Access Control in Ruby – understanding public, protected and private

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. Continue reading

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Converting HTML to PDF

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 … Continue reading

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