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How to pass options directly to the charting library in Chartkick

Chartick is a great gem which gluing popular JavaScript charting libraries (Chart.js, Google Charts and Highcharts) with Ruby (and other languages) templates. But, because Chartick is abstraction with its options, it is not really clear how to configure the underlying JavaScript library which for the first time cost me some extra time of debugging and digging its source code. Read more…

In Browser layout checking with designMode

Sometimes there is a desire to quickly check how your site layout will look when the text of some block is changed, and it will be great if it will be possible without making any changes to the real data or markup. It turns out all browsers provide such possibility. Read more…

Lyric intro

I have a dream … As all dreamer, I have the dream. My dream is to gather some innovation community and build great products within it. In this community, everyone will be able to share their ideas, experience and of course dreams and receive valuable feedback and help. I am sure that such communities already exist in numerous varieties but what if my wheel will be shorter then 2 * pi * R and a bit more exclusive 😛. Read more…