Category Archives: open-source

Tutorial: How to get data from external API ? PART 2: Sending Request, Parsing Output [Ruby, JSON, REST]

Here we are with Part 2 of our tutorial. Who missed the first part – it’s here. Also if you missed it please take a look at the Github Movies-CLI app, which I am taking my examples from. In this … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to get data from external API ? PART 1: Getting API Key, Creating and Loading Configuration File [Ruby, YAML, REST]

I have gotten numerous emails with this question. I have decided to build a small app, that is based on the external API. Why do you need to get data from external API ? If you are asking this question, … Continue reading

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How to mock file upload with RSpec 3.0 ? [SOLVED]

One more note on RSpec 3.0, this time one useful function that mocks File Upload , saves file/archive content to memory so after it you can do whatever your soul wants with it. Test file/archive should exist in the file … Continue reading

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How to scaffold JavaScript Web Application in seconds using YEOMAN ? (example with Backbone Marionette)

Hey guys, Today I want to discuss an issue that I have been recently facing, and how to solve it. The issue is: How to set up a new JavaScript web app as quickly as possible and start developing, instead … Continue reading

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How to make a contact form with Bootstrap 3 ? (JQuery/PHP/HTML5/JqBootstrapValidation)

Hey guys! Today we will talk about such essential feature for any website as contact form. Recently, while working on one of the projects, I had a pleasure combining couple of very nice tools (Bootstrap 3 + JQuery + jqBootstrapValidation), … Continue reading

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How to find if a number is power 2 ? (Bitwise and Iterative) [Python Script]

As I have promised, I continue answering your questions. One of the readers of myprogrammingblog.com wrote me an email asking How to find if a number is power 2 ? He also asked me to write a bitwise solution as … Continue reading

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How to check if a number is ODD or Even ? [PHP function]

Hey guys! Long time no seen! Today I had a pleasure of going over myprogrammingblog emails, where many users have asked me to show solutions to different problems. Sorry for not being able to respond earlier, as I had whole … Continue reading

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