Category Archives: Ruby

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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Integrating legacy Visual Basic app with Rails

What is the best way to import data from legacy external sources into our Rails app and trigger certain tasks automatically in our rails app ? Read and find out! Continue reading

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Obrigado RubyConf Portugal

There are many days of the year where nothing memorable happens, and then there are some days which leave a lasting impact on your life. I can vouch for the fact that if you ask people who attended this conference, … Continue reading

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Raspar – Build a html parser in 5 minutes

Creating HTML Parsers has never been this simple. Here is how you can create parsers very quickly with minimal code. Do check out the “rasper” gem on RubyGems. 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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Tussle of the State Machines

There’s no shortage of Ruby state machine libraries (assm, state_machine, etc.). However when we needed to implement dynamic state machine we didn’t find one. The Problem We needed a polymorphic class that could have different state machines triggered in it … Continue reading

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PDF to Plain Text processing using docsplit

As Rubyists, don’t we just love searching for gems to do our work for us 🙂 But, that does not always work, does it? There are times when we don’t find solution and need to fix it ourselves. Do we … Continue reading

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