Ary Borenszweig's blog

Read about our day to day discoveries, the trips we take around the world, our personal developments and news about the things we do at Manas.

  • In our development team we want our testers to start writing cucumber features. I know, BDD, the features should be written before the code, but a tester could later add scenarios which we haven't previously thought or regression features for bugs...

  • This past weekend, together with Emmanuel Oga, we've been coding a Ruby on Rails application for this year's Rails Rumble. The idea: in github you can watch some repositories, but later you can't make a search over those watches. The only search github...

  • Ok, now you can easily implement a Google Visualization API data source on rails. But... are you still using javascript to render them? Well, you don't need to do that anymore. Now rgviz-rails supports a pretty simple and powerful way to do it. In...

  • So we have this project in Ruby on Rails where we keep track of several reports. Now we need to do some visualizations with all those reports. We analyzed several solutions. One was using Google Fusion Tables but we soon realized it was not an easy...

  • Whenever one of our team member travels to another country we tell her to track expenses like food, transportation and accomodation so that later that money can be refunded. Each of us does it in a different way: we write it in a notes application...