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Tools of the Trade: The Mac Software I Use for Web Design
Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 23 Jun 09

Before I get too far along in these screencasts, I thought I would introduce you a little to my working environment and explain the tools that I use. F...

Cron in Ruby
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

Cron is great for handling recurring tasks, but it is an external dependency with a crazy syntax. In this episode I show you how to use Whenever to create cron jobs with Ruby

Three Profiling Tools
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

Ever want to know what Rails is doing under the hood during a request? In this episode I show three different profiling tools: New Relic RPM, FiveRuns TuneUp, and Rack::Bug.

More on Cucumber
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

There is a lot more to Cucumber than I showed in an earlier episode. See how to refactor complex scenarios in this episode.

Factories not Fixtures
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 18 Jun 09

Fixtures are external dependencies which can make tests brittle and difficult to read. In this episode I show a better alternative using factories to generate the needed records.

Introduction on how to use Reflector
Category: Languages > .net      Posted: 05 Apr 09

In this episode we will walk you though how to use the .Net tool Reflector.

Reflector is the class browser, explorer, analyzer and documentation viewer for .NET. Reflector allows to easily view, navigate, search, decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic and IL

PayPal Express Checkout
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

PayPal Express Checkout is easy to add to an existing ordering system. See how in this episode

Integrating Active Merchant
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

In this episode I show how to add Active Merchant's functionality to a Rails application to make a fully-functional checkout process.

Active Merchant Basics
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

Active Merchant is a great library for handling credit card transactions. In this episode I will show you the basics of using it to communicate with PayPal's gateway.

PayPal Security
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

This episode shows how to encrypt the variables passed to PayPal and verify the authenticity of the payment notifications (IPN).

PayPal Notifications
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

PayPal's IPN (Instant Payment Notification) service allows your app to get confirmation when an order is processed. In this episode I use IPN to mark a cart as purchased

PayPal Basics
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 02 Feb 09

This episode is the first in a series on handling the checkout process for orders. Here we show how to complete purchases through PayPal's Website Payments Standard service