KatPadi's Point

Category: Codes

Handling Errors Gracefully

Sometimes it makes sense to treat errors as part of an application’s “valid” flow of events. Meaning, expected errors should not necessarily make your code go crazy when random errors are raised. With that in mind, I created a way to implement some kind of “Result Object” by rescuing StandardError instances and handling these errors…

Heartbreaker: Yet Another Space Invaders Clone

I created something out of boredom: http://stuff.katpadi.ph. So… obviously it’s a game. It’s not original. It’s nothing amazing. It’s a space invaders clone with a twist. I am still enhancing the “twist” part. There’s a heartbreaker (it’s a pig!). It rips the hearts out. But the hearts still give hearts anyway. It’s silly, I know. There are…

Ruby Gem That Makes Your Model Activatable

Aktibibo is a simple Ruby gem that makes your model activatable. It allows an ActiveRecord model to be declared as “activatable” thus providing scopes for querying and filtering objects. Of course, the module adds convenience methods for setting an instance as active, inactive or deactivated. As an additional feature, it also saves the activation and deactivation dates because it uses datetime DB…