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lita-aws is a plugin of lita chat bot for managing AWS services such as EC2, ELB, S3, CloudFront, SNS and so on. By providing region, access key and secret key to chat bot for supporting multiple accounts or regions. It use aws-cli as backend execution, and provide aws-cli familiar command interface for friendly usage.
This gem allows you to easily get started with machine learning on ruby. Design to be no nonsense and straightforward to use with the right mix of usability and performance. Features a simple feedforward neural network implementation with built-in backprop training functions. [more inside]
This episode covers JSONlite by Justin Keller : A simple, self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, json document store. This is written in Python. It would be nice to develop a Ruby gem that has the same functionality. It should be easier to setup and use. For more stories listen to the episode now.
Iconly is a Rails engine that allows you to import your SVG icons and then create web fonts for your projects. It allows you to add only the icons your project needs, not hundreds of them. And if you’ll be using Bootstrap 4, that doesn’t include glyphicons, then you might be needing this. It is also the engine behind the Iconly.net website, that allows hosting of up to 5 free projects.
I wrote a new article on Using PhantomJS to Capture Analytics for a Rails Email Template. Hope you enjoy!
This is my 3rd post in a series about building tools for your team that builds on previous solutions of solving a problem using background jobs and making it a reusable tool: https://www.saturnflyer.com/blog/building-a-tool-thats-easy-for-your-team-to-use
One often-overlooked feature of Ruby’s hashes is that you can use any object as a hash key, not just strings and symbols. In this post we examine how Optcarrot, the Ruby NES emulator, uses this feature to optimize its mapped memory implementation. - http://blog.honeybadger.io/objects-as-ruby-hash-keys/
Even such simple thing as class-level attributes may get tricky. Read about how does it work and how it’s implemented in Rails and learn some cool tricks.
As a follow-up to the recent post about Service Objects, “Service Objects in Ruby on Rails…and you”, I wanted to go deeper into Service Objects subject with details such as keeping objects to a single responsibility, better error handling, and clearer usage. https://hackernoon.com/going-further-with-service-objects-in-ruby-on-rails-b8aac13a7271