Tag: Ruby

Migrating an existing App to Heroku Celadon Cedar Stack

It’s currently not possible to do an automated migration from or to the “Heroku Celadon Cedar Stack”:http://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/cedar which “started in May”:http://blog.heroku.com/archives/2011/5/31/celadon_cedar/. The only help that you get from Heroku is this: Migrating From Bamboo to Cedar Before migrating to Bamboo, you should make sure your app runs on Ruby 1.9.2. If your app is not […]

AWS cart operations support in ASIN

It has been a little silent in here lately. This is probably due to my new freelance work as a Rails developer at “Qype.com”:http://qype.com in Hamburg… Nevertheless, I am proud to announce, that, thx to “Rehanift’s fork”:https://github.com/rehanift/asin, ASIN now support AWS cart operations: #just require require ‘asin’ # create an ASIN client client = ASIN.client […]

Gem Best Practice

One thing that I like most about Ruby is the ease of contributing to OpenSource. You want to share code? Just create a gem and upload it to “Rubygems”:http://rubygems.org. The problem is, there are a lot of implicit rules that make it hard to do it right in the first place. h2. Enabling Rubygems “Since […]

Updating Savon Handsoap Shootout

Since my “initial series of blog posts”:http://blog.nofail.de/tag/savon/ about “Savon”:https://github.com/rubiii/savon and “Handsoap”:https://github.com/troelskn/handsoap a lot has been done on the Savon side. About a week ago “rubiii”:http://rubiii.com/ has released the “first beta”:http://rubygems.org/gems/savon/versions/0.8.0.beta.1 of “Savon 0.8”:https://github.com/rubiii/savon/tree/eight. A lot of bugfixes, improvement and API changes have been addressed in the latest version. If you want to get used to […]

Generating PDF from HTML using DocRaptor on Heroku

There comes a time one has to create PDFs for a Rails application. Searching the web will most likely bring you to libraries like “PDF Kit”:http://github.com/jdpace/PDFKit/ and “Wicket PDF”:http://github.com/mileszs/wicked_pdf/ that use “wkhtmltopdf”:http://code.google.com/p/wkhtmltopdf/ as a driver. If your app is hosted on “Heroku”:http://heroku.com you wonder weather wkhtmltopdf is available so that you can use one of […]