Archive for the 'RoR' Category

Caching the book cover images

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

In my “mybooklist” application I deal with lots of images! My current method has been to store the uploaded book covers in public/images/bookcovers/isbnnumber.png” and creating thumbnails on the fly in the list and grid views! Of course this is a very bad thing to do! The load on my server was going crazy with all […]

My first open source project

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

After looking for a simple clean application to hold my book collection and coming up empty, I decided to write one myself! The application is written in Ruby on Rails (ROR) and will have the following features! admin user to update and edit book grabber from amazon (enter the ISBN and all the data is […]