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AuthorNeeraj Singh

Setting up wild card SSL on heroku

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on December 1, 2020


Marketing strategy at BigBinary

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on March 18, 2019


APISnapshot built on Elm & Rails is open source

By Neeraj Singh in Elm on May 25, 2018


Optimize JavaScript code for composability with Ramda.js

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on October 6, 2017


Difference between type and type alias in Elm

By Neeraj Singh in Elm on July 12, 2017


Arrows in Elm's method signature

By Neeraj Singh in Elm on July 11, 2017


Rails 5.1 dropped jQuery dependency in default stack

By Neeraj Singh in Rails 5.1 on June 20, 2017


Prettier & rubocop in Rails to format JS, CSS & Ruby

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on June 12, 2017


Rails 5.1 adds delegate_missing_to

By Neeraj Singh in Rails 5.1 on May 30, 2017


Rails 5 blogs and the art of story telling

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on September 19, 2016


Rails 5 deprecates alias_method_chain

By Neeraj Singh in Rails 5 on August 21, 2016


User agent or custom header in React Native WebView

By Neeraj Singh in React Native on July 10, 2016


Configure PostgreSQL to allow remote connection

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on January 23, 2016


Explicitly ssh into vagrant machine

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on December 27, 2015


Author information in jekyll blog

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on January 9, 2015


How to deploy jekyll site to heroku

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on April 27, 2014


How to add additional directories to test

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on April 26, 2014


Displaying non repeating random records

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on November 13, 2013


Active Record is still magical

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 30, 2013


Getting arguments passed to command

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on September 22, 2013


What is ppid

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on September 21, 2013


Do not allow force push to master

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on September 19, 2013


How to keep your fork up-to-date

By Neeraj Singh in Misc on September 13, 2013


How to setup Pinch to Zoom for an image in RubyMotion

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on August 27, 2013


Fix image orientation issue in RubyMotion

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on August 4, 2013


Visitor pattern and double dispatch in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on July 7, 2013


Preload, Eagerload, Includes and Joins

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on July 1, 2013


Background/header for Formotion forms in RubyMotion

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on June 8, 2013


Cookies on Rails

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on March 19, 2013


Understanding instance exec in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on March 12, 2013


Rex, Rexical and Rails routing

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on February 1, 2013


Rails Routing -- a comprehensive look at routing

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on January 29, 2013


Life of save in ActiveRecord

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on January 15, 2013


Handling money in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on January 14, 2013


Executing commands in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on October 18, 2012


Redirect to www for heroku with SSL

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 12, 2012


Solr, Sunspot, Websolr and Delayed job

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 11, 2012


Test factories first

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 10, 2012


Data-behavior is for JavaScript developers

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 10, 2012


emberjs mixin

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on August 27, 2012


extend self in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on June 28, 2012


to_str in ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on June 26, 2012


jquery-ujs and jquery trigger

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on May 11, 2012


XSS and Rails

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on May 10, 2012


CSRF and Rails

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on May 10, 2012


tsort in ruby and rails initializers

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on March 16, 2012


alias vs alias_method

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on January 8, 2012


Understanding bind and bindAll in Backbone.js

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on August 18, 2011


Ruby pack unpack

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on July 20, 2011


Infinite hash and default_proc

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on December 31, 2010


Mime type resolution in Rails

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on November 23, 2010


Variable declaration at the top is not just pretty thing

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on November 22, 2010


An inline confirmation utility powered by jQuery

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on November 2, 2010


Return false has changed in jquery 1.4.3

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on October 25, 2010


instance_exec , changing self and params

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on May 28, 2010


$LOADED_FEATURES and require, load, require_dependency

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on May 12, 2010


I am not seeing hoptoad messages. Now I know why.

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on April 23, 2010


List of only the elements that contains

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on April 12, 2010


Singleton function in JavaScript

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on April 11, 2010


Regular expression in JavaScript

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 31, 2010


Get started with nodejs in steps

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 25, 2010


Two ways of declaring functions

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 15, 2010


Lessons learned from JavaScript quizzes

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 15, 2010


Practical example of need for prototypal inheritance

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 12, 2010


Prototypal inheritance in JavaScript

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 11, 2010


return false considered harmful in live

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on March 10, 2010


Simplest jQuery slideshow code explanation

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on February 18, 2010


How jQuery selects elements using Sizzle

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on February 15, 2010


Understanding jQuery effects queue

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on February 2, 2010


jQuery edge delegate method has arrived

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on February 2, 2010


jQuery show method edge case

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 29, 2010


jQuery fadeTo method fades even the hidden elements

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 29, 2010


Order of format matters in respond_to block

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on January 25, 2010


How animate really works in jQuery

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 25, 2010


JSON parsing natively in jQuery 1.4 and updates

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 15, 2010


How jQuery 1.4 fixed rest of live methods

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 14, 2010


Calling a method on a jQuery collection

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on January 12, 2010


Use end more often in jQuery while building DOM elements

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on November 11, 2009


JavaScript Basics Quiz

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on October 29, 2009


livequery in jQuery

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on October 14, 2009


Encapsulation in JavaScript

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on October 12, 2009


Integrating JavaScriptLint with mvim

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on September 8, 2009


Wrapping functions with self invoking jQuery

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on September 3, 2009


Understanding this in Javascript object literal

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on August 6, 2009


jQuery custom events

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on July 31, 2009


jQuery base code to create a jQuery plugin

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on July 24, 2009


Inspecting jQuery internals and storing information

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on July 23, 2009


Event propagation and peventDefault

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on July 20, 2009


What is JSONP?

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on July 16, 2009


$stdout.sync = true to flush output immediately

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on July 4, 2009


Functional scope in Javascript

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on June 30, 2009


JS tip - Avoiding polluting the global namespace

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on March 18, 2009


Usage of Closure in Javascript

By Neeraj Singh in JavaScript on March 13, 2009


jQuery Plugin Pattern & self-invoking javascript function

By Neeraj Singh in jQuery on March 13, 2009


Determining if commits are executed in a transaction

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on March 13, 2009


Restful architecture does not mean one to one mapping

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on February 17, 2009


Configure local_request

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on February 5, 2009


Override automatic updated_at in ActiveRecord/Rails

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on January 21, 2009


Under the hood how named_scope works

By Neeraj Singh in Rails on October 17, 2008


Why the id of nil is 4 in Ruby

By Neeraj Singh in Ruby on June 23, 2008


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