How to open a link in the same new named tab, every time

11/14/17  Public, Tricks, Other Languages

When you want a link to open up in a new tab, you simply set the target to _blank:

<a href="http://www.starfall.com/" target="_blank">Starfall</a>

But what if you have an index view containing all your Posts, and you want...

1 vote - harrylevine

Set up a Ruby project with RSpec

11/12/17  Public, Ruby General, Testing / TDD

First make sure you have rspec and byebug installed:

➜  byebug -v
  Running byebug 9.1.0
➜  rspec -v
RSpec 3.6
  - rspec-core 3.6.0
  - rspec-expectations 3.6.0
  - rspec-mocks 3.6.0
  - rspec-rails 3.6.1
  - rspec-support ...

1 vote - harrylevine

Disabling and re-enabling a rubocop rule for a specific set of code

11/07/17  Public, Testing / TDD

For example, if this rule is in your .rubocop.yml file:

Style/RedundantSelf:
  Description: Don't use self where it's not needed.
  StyleGuide: https://github.com/bbatsov/ruby-style-guide#no-self-unless-required
  Enabled: true
`...

1 vote - harrylevine

Checking for rubocop offenses in a given file

11/07/17  Public, Testing / TDD

You can check what is/is not passing rubocop for a given file by calling:

rubocop app/whatever/whatever/my_file.rb

You can get even more output by passing it the -D flag, which adds the actual name of the cop.

rub...

1 vote - harrylevine

When making API call In postman, how to pass a JSON string

11/07/17  Public, Online Resources, Other Languages

  • after selecting POST
  • click the Body tab
  • click the raw radio button
  • select the JSON option from the drop-down
  • add the JSON code

1 vote - harrylevine

Favor everything on HEAD in a Git merge conflict

09/28/17  Public, Git

Let's say that you are rebasing your current branch on master, and you run into merge conflicts. For example with a blog.rb file. If you have a situation where you might be inclined to fix it by:

  • going to master
  • copying the entire ...

1 vote - harrylevine

Drop and recreate a rails database

08/31/17  Public, Databases

This will destroy your db and then create it and then migrate your current schema:

rake db:drop db:create db:migrate

From: https://stackoverflow.com/a/4116124/3899985

1 vote - harrylevine

How to edit the /etc/hosts file

09/06/17  Public, Command Line, Online Resources

https://www.tekrevue.com/tip/edit-hosts-file-mac-os-x/

For example, adding:

127.0.0.1    operationcode-psql 

to your /etc/hosts file enables you to run Rails app that uses Docker, without Docker.

As long as postres app i...

1 vote - harrylevine

Iterate over a .yml file's contents

07/01/17  Public, Rails General, Ruby General

Let's assume that the .yml file (i.e. code_school.yml) is located in this directory:

config/code_schools.yml

You'll grab the path to the file, and load its contents:

config = Rails.root + 'config/code_schools.yml'
...

1 vote - harrylevine