Lugo Labs

Upgrading to Ruby on Rails 5
12 January 2016

Upgrading to Ruby on Rails 5

Last week I upgraded the Lugo Labs website to Rails 5. The process was easy overall, with some little tweaks....
Simple exception monitoring in Ruby on Rails
31 December 2015

Simple exception monitoring in Ruby on Rails

We have a look at installing exception_notification in a Ruby on Rails app to email us anytime an error occurs...
Turn jQuery UI datepicker into a weekpicker
27 December 2015

Turn jQuery UI datepicker into a weekpicker

Where we transform the famous jQuery UI datepicker into a weekpicker. This means that when we hover over the calendar...
jQuery Monthpicker plugin
16 December 2015

jQuery Monthpicker plugin

A new jQuery plugin that allows you to select a year and a month from a small popup, offering a...
Deploy Ruby on Rails apps with Capistrano
24 November 2015

Deploy Ruby on Rails apps with Capistrano

I really like Capistrano: it provides enough automation to my Rails apps, that I don't have to worry about gems,...
Create a month picker jQuery plugin
19 November 2015

Create a month picker jQuery plugin

Where we create a month picker jQuery plugin following the recommended procedures. We'll generate the HTML via JavaScript, and style...
Building a Ruby on Rails app part 5: The front end
18 November 2015

Building a Ruby on Rails app part 5: The front end

In the previous part of our "Building a Ruby on Rails app" series we completed the back end of our...
Send emails with Mandrill and Rails
15 November 2015

Send emails with Mandrill and Rails

Mandrill by MailChimp is an online service that sends transactional emails. We have used it to send emails in our...
Tag your ActiveRecord models
09 November 2015

Tag your ActiveRecord models

Where we see how to add tags to the Article models of a blog application written in Ruby on Rails....
Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails
07 November 2015

Build a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails

Building a RSS feed in Ruby on Rails is very easy, it feels like almost built in. We'll use the...