DynamoForms : a library to validate forms only with HTML

This article about my recent work I have done in creating a JavaScript based HTML form validation library. Recently I’ve started to work on an open source JavaScript project. Before I dive into tell you about the project, here is some background context. At my current company, we have a web application. One of the […]

Control Philips Hue with Google Assistant SDK on Ubuntu

Introduction I’ve a Philips Hue bridge and a set of bulbs. On the other hand, Google has an SDK for their Google Assistant. By combining these two, I was able to create a simple Linux application that identifies your custom voice command and map those commands to control the bridge. In this guide, I will […]

Opening Right-click Menu / Context menu with Selenium WebDriver

Selenium WebDriver providesActionBuilder to perform complex user interactions with a web page. It allows chaining multiple actions together to perform a complex action. You can create a complex action and execute the action (perform) it in the following manner. (Ruby)

  The action to open the context menu is context_click() .

By default, it will click […]

How to ignore PostgreSQL tables when restoring a database

At my current workplace, we use a copy of the backup database which is created by pg_dump to restore in our development machines. Since the database has a lot of code>audit files which adds up a lot of space, I needed an easier way to ignore these files when restoring the database. Apparently pg_restore can generate a list of […]

Vagrant – Running Rails server in the background

Let’s say when you boot up or restart your virtual machine, you want to run the Rails server in the background for your Rails application. It is pretty easy. First, let’s create a function for the script block. Put following code on the top of the Vagrant file.

Now in the Vagrantfile configuration block, […]

Setting up Ruby SDK for RubyMine with Vagrant

This article is about how you can configure to use the Ruby SDK in your Vagrant image with RubyMine. For this, I have used the  joshfng/railsbox Vagrant image because I was using that image for a Rails project.  First you have to find where is your Ruby interpreter located for your project. Let’s assume your […]

Think differently when the current tests fails

This is a lesson learned from work. SO we use Rials in our project at the workplace. SP for a new requirement, we had to have a validation for a particular attribute of a model.   The requirements were specific on where the validation should happen. Say for example for what controller actions. However, the initial […]

Be careful when using loops in Jasmine specs

Your test automation code is an important tool to evaluate your application.  You must ensure your test code is working/testing as you want it to be. the automated tests give confidence for the developer that the application behaves as expected and things are not broken after they change the code. Recently, at our QA phase, the […]