Tech and Startup War Stories by Team PerfectLine

Every once in a while we write articles about startups (our own or the ones we work with), technical (Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, etc) solutions we’ve created and everything else that comes to our minds.


Ruby on Rails before_render filter

You probably have used, or at least seen, ActionController::Filters used in lots of Ruby on Rails based applications. Usually it’s related to some authentication/authorization, or benchmarking or something…

Small team goes a long way

Few days ago I was talking with a friend of mine about different approaches in software development. One of the thoughts that we discussed for quite a while…

Custom dynamic error pages in Ruby on Rails

So you have finished building your Rails application, done some polishing and suddenly you notice that something went horribly wrong in production and you get the well-known default…

Make your Capistrano Growl

Last week, while trying to find some fancy recipes and snippets for Capistrano, I had an idea to use Growl for deployment notifications to let everyone important know…

Twilight theme for RubyMine

Are you using RubyMine to create your gorgeous Ruby on Rails projects? Have you been missing the good old Twilight theme from TextMate? If you have then it’s…

Microsoft Outlook and email standards

So, as most of the people who are involved in e-mail marketing know, Microsoft uses Word rendering engine to render HTML e-mails in Outlook 2007. Even though there…

Lets get things done

Hey there and welcome. We’re a small team who has been involved in web development for quite a few years now. In fact, nearly a decade. Within the…