How to post parameters to a url using Ajax/Javascript between two website
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
I am working a new project and I recently ran into an interesting problem. One of the web site that I keep up at work was supposed to take the user to another website which required me to add post parameters. EX - www.mywebsite.makeapayment.com ==> Collects Billing information ex - name, amount, address etc.==> Post this information to www.vendor-website.com. I did not realize the problem until I started coding and my colleague pointed out that as soon as www.

Using multiple profiles in Maven + Eclipse
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
It’s possible that many of you already knew this but if not then here’ some basic info on Maven profiles. I have been using maven for over 2 and half years now, and have been copy pasting assembly and install files. I never bothered to know how Maven figures out how to read assembly and install file names. For example- PROBLEM: For all my projects I have been using assembly-jboss.xml to put the file/directory information and telling maven about my desired directory structure i.

How to send email in PhoneGap (Android) using a gmail account
· ☕ 8 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
For the last one month, I have been working on an android app for a grocery store. I have been using PhoneGap to develop the solution as the client wanted both Android and Iphone version. I have tried building the app in native Android but going through the hassle of designing css was just too much for me and plus I did not had time to learn Iphone development. There was a short learning phase for PhoneGap and the results were awesome.

How To Share Any Folder On Mac Via Built-in Web Server
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
So what’s new here? Well I was playing around with Phonegap to build a small android and ios app. I was able to build a small weather app using Yahoo weather api but then I came across Sencha Touch 2. I wanted to build the same app in Sencha Touch and compare the two platforms for developing mobile apps and as ap part of its get started tutorial I had to drop the Sencha Touch in a web server.

Saving files in Amazon S3 using Carrierwave and Fog Gem
· ☕ 5 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
Long long time ago in a far far away land….. I am just kidding. So I needed a gem to do file uploads(in my case images but you can upload anything) and I was looking at various options. Paperclip is a popular option but there is a new kid on the block (so i read in various forums)… Carrierwave. Now I have not used Paperclip but what I read was that Carrierwave is more flexible and powerful than Paperclip so if are interested then keep reading.

Installing Rails on Mac OSX
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
I struggled a lot doing this on my mac. I prepared steps and notes while I was upgrading. here are the steps for mac osx. This works for Mac OSX 10.6+ ============ Section 1 ================= Install and update Ruby 1.9 on MAC OSX Snow leopard 10.6.5 Install RVM Installation instruction: http://rvm.beginrescueend.com/rvm/install/ – In Treminal Run the following command: bash < <( curl http://rvm.beginrescueend.com/releases/ … all-latest ) – type in terminal: version=$(curl http://rvm.

Setting up IMAP settings for hotmail account on Iphone and android
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
Yes, there are still a few lost soul who still have a Hotmail account and I am one of them :-). I have used Iphone in the past and use an android phone now, however I always complained that I was not able to set up an IMAP account for Hotmail. I always had a POP3 account 🙁 What does IMAP and POP3 mean? – For beginner who do not understand what is IMAP and POP3, here’s a small description.

Engineyard, Rails 3.x, NGINX, PASSENGER ASSETS NOT DISPLAYED
· ☕ 7 min read · ✍️ Dinesh
CAUTION: Please excuse the diction/grammar/spelling. It’s 3 AM and I am in a hurry to sleep as I need to drop my friends to airport in exactly 4 hrs. So I was trying to set up this new application for my wife. I was using galleria plugin to show a slide like image. Everything was working fine in development so I decided to see how it would look like in production environment if it was deployed in a cloud or virtual server.