Excel Formatting of Ruby CSV Data

The Ruby CSV class is a fantastic tool to export application data to external CSV files. Sometimes Excel's auto formatting can mean that the results can be a bit different from what you expect. Here we discuss how to ensure Excel formats data in a particular manner.


Rails Routing Constraints

The Rails Router provides a very powerful abstraction for the majority of web application routing requirements. But how do you handle the less straightforward cases? Routing Constraints allow us to handle even the most hairy of routing scenarios.