Monthly Archives: January 2012
Recently, I created a rake task to load dummy data into a Rails app. I wanted the data to be somewhat random to make it easier to spot design issues depending on data being filled in or left blank. But … Continue reading
I’ve previously covered how to use an external script from within a Rake task. This time, we want to be able to pass an optional argument to our task, that will be used within our external script, too.
Mozilla’s Popcorn.js enables developers to manipulate content in relation to a video: display/hide elements, manipulate a timeline, or simply execute arbitrary code. The advantage this technique has over simply timing the triggered events, is that it is fully synchornized with … Continue reading