Tag Archive | Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails Developers Phoenix AZ WANTED


I am looking to bring on a few Ruby on Rails developers to work in-house in Downtown Phoenix AZ.  This is a once in a life time opportunity to get on with a well funded and solid startup. Here is the ad part: SocialWhirled is hiring multiple Ruby on Rails developers. Our developers work onsite […]

Detecting IE browser in Rails app


I have been working an app that is used by many users that are still on MS XP and using IE8.  It is a javascript heavy app and I have many issues in dealing with the cross-browser compatibility (IE) but today I found a great gem. I was trying everything using CSS to hide a […]

Why is ruby on rails Ubuntu server setup so damned hard to do?


Well, I was messing with server setup for Ruby on Rails again.  I had created a script to walk thru the steps but it still seems to be a combination of try this, get an error, google the error, apply the fix, and try it again.  If it works go to next step, and if […]

Plans for 2013


Well another year has gone by.  Time now for all of our plans that we sillily (I guess that is a rela word) call resolutions!! Last year was big for me.  First I was made partner with RebelHold, and then created my own Rebel Outpost, LLC.  I had two successful interns which are still working […]

Another year gone by…


Wow, it is so hard to believe that I have been living the life of a freelance Rails developer for the entire year of 2012.  What a year it has been. I have learned so much this year and expect to learn more next year.  I know that it is early for new years resolutions […]

Testing with Rails Select2


Lately we have been incorporating select2-rails into our applications.  I cannot say enough how much I love this tool and its ease of use. That being said, we had had issues with testing and select2-rails.  So Steve Tong of Rebel-Outpost spent some time and found a small script to use for testing it. The only issue […]

Ubuntu 12.10 Server Setup for Ruby on Rails, Passenger, Nginx


So we all know what a pain in the ass it is to setup a new server for Ruby on Rails. This is why I love to use Heroku for hosting. There are times that this is not an option so we have to use a hosted linux server. For this walk thru I used […]