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What it Takes to Get an e-Commerce Site Online

Getting an e-Commerce website online might sound like a huge undertaking,...

WebView Interactions with JavaScript

WebView displays web pages. But we are interested not only in web-content...

Google Maps API for Android

Google Maps is a very famous and helpful service, which firmly entrenched...

Unit Testing with RSpec

RSpec is an integral part of Test Drive Development (TDD) and its main id...

Client side JavaScript: Knockout in practice

When developing a web application that extensively works with user input ...

Accessing Field Configurations in JIRA for changing field description

Field configuration defines behavior of all standart (system) fields and ...

A Guide for Upgrading to Ruby on Rails 4.2.0

As you might have already heard, the latest stuff for upgrading rails was...

20 Apr 2015

Google Direction API for Android

The Google Directions API is a service that calculates directions between locations using an HTTP request. Service provides different parameters for HTTP request. This API is designed for calculating directions for static addresses, and not designed to use it for real-time user input.

15 Apr 2015

Unit Testing with RSpec

RSpec is an integral part of Test Drive Development (TDD) and its main idea is to help in simplifying and automating the testing process for functionality which is being developed. It's like a technical task for a developer or draft of  functionality the developer wants to get in result and testing tool to check the functionality for its conformity with its original goal at the same moment. So here bellow very simple basics regarding Rspec testing and I hope it will helps to understand the usability of this tool in project development and maintainance.

To test behavioral characteristics special ...

30 Mar 2015

Client side JavaScript: Knockout in practice

When developing a web application that extensively works with user input – there is no simple and out of box solution to make your UI and data communicate with each other dynamically. That is exact type of work for  Knockout  a JavaScript library that helps you to create rich, responsive display and editor user interfaces with a clean underlying data model. Any time you have sections of UI that update dynamically (e.g., changing depending on the user’s actions or when an external data source changes), KO can help you implement it more simply and maintainable.

Model-View-View Model (MVVM) is ...

23 Mar 2015

Accessing Field Configurations in JIRA for changing field description

Field configuration defines behavior of all standart (system) fields and custom fields available in JIRA installation.

Each field in field configuration has:

  • description that appears under the field when an issue is edited,
  • visibility rule of the field,
  • option whether the field is required or optional,
  • renderer for text fields.

Field configurations allow to make configurations of fields for projects to have different behaviour in these projects.

Sometimes a field should have the same behaviour in all projects, but going through all of them manually is uncomfortable process. So it can be automated by using JIRA API. The example is ...

13 Mar 2015

A Guide for Upgrading to Ruby on Rails 4.2.0

As you might have already heard, the latest stuff for upgrading rails was finally released at the end of the last year, viz. 4.2.0 was released on Dec 19, 2014. Well, here is the quick overview of its major tools:

Active Job 

It is a common interface on top of queuing systems like Resque, Delayed Job, Sidekiq, etc.

Active Job is a framework for declaring jobs and making them run on a variety of queueing backends. These jobs can be everything from regularly scheduled clean-ups, to billing ...