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Autocomplete Using Redis

Usually, when we implement suggestions in autocomplete input fields, we query directly to our database. Relatively, LIKE queries in MySQL are slower. So why not autocomplete using Redis? Disclaimer: This is a basic Redis solution for “just-trying-it-out” purposes only. Motivation As I’ve mentioned, I got annoyed by the slow autocomplete results of an app that I…

Policy Object Adventures

A few months back, I wrote something about my service object adventures to handle extraction of a business logic from a Rails model or controller. Recently, I got introduced and experimented on the concept of policy object. Policy objects are pretty much just like service objects. In fact, from what I understand, policy object is actually…

Service Object Adventures

I have read a lot of Rails articles and most of them always tell you to keep your Rails controllers skinny. It sounds so easy but it’s really not. As the cliche goes, “it is easier said than done.” In real life, requirements get complicated. Controllers and models get longer and longer and you need to do something about…

Yet Another Rails Adventure

I’ve been playing with storing and setting dynamic stuff in Rails because I’ve been repeating similar codes over and over and it’s becoming annoying. Luckily, I found a pattern and started to experiment from there. In a nutshell, this is what I’m trying to achieve: Create dynamic re-usable sessions from a param[:filter] if it exists. For…

The Struggle Is Rails

Late last year, I’ve decided to put “Learn A New Language” in my goals for 2014. I thought I had all the confidence to do it– to take another step towards improving my programming skills tremendously, and learn another language. My officemates know Rails (Ruby) and I can easily ask them whenever they’re free. One…