How did I overcome TDD fear

I was using Rails for over two years, but I still was not truly converted to TDD. There was no special reason for it, I have tried few times with my own projects to take TDD approach. And I was quickly returning to plain, old code crunching. Why? Maybe I haven’t approached TDD with enough …

Simple search in Rails applications

Almost every application does need search feature. Even if not direct feature You need some efficient way to narrow data selection. And I do like to have clean and compact code :) so I have spent some time to create my own search schema which I’d like to share with You. First – what I’m …

MySQL collate setting in Rails application

I do love MySQLs collate options. There are so many of them. One for server, one for database and one for client connection. There is one missing – One to rule them all ;)) I don’t know if it is FreeBSD specific (no it is not – I have checked only Linux box I got …

Put’em in the queue

Rails is very good web framework. It works very well, as long You use it as it supposed to be used. Serving web applications means processing HTTP requests (often a lot of them) as fast as possible and send output to the browser. All is fine as long processing is simple and can be done …