I’m working on a small application in which currency – specifically USD – will be stored in a MySQL database.
Because Rails supports a variety of number formats, it’s not completely obvious which is the best to use when storing monetary values.
Using a decimal with a certain level of precision seems to be the most scalable option.
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My round up of some of the interesting stuff around the web this week:
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Devise is my preferred gem for introducing user authentication into a Rails project. In Rails 3, it’s easy to install but if you attempt to run the devise:install generator, you may receive this message:
Could not find generator devise:install
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In a recent project, I was attempting to dynamically display an overlay on top of an image that contained the image’s alternative text. The overlay was to display whenever the mouse hovered over said image and hide once the mouse blurred on the image.
Unfortunately, my first attempt at this resulted in a lot of flickering.
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