2013 RubyConf Bangladesh

I was presenting in 2013 RubyConf  Bangladesh event

I was presenting in 2013 RubyConf Bangladesh event

Well, finally the moment came. RubyConf Bangladesh finally happened at the BASIS Auditorium. The whole day was fun.

The event was scheduled at 11am. However, audience started arriving from 9am. We’ve been thrilled to see the enthusiasm among the audience. The event started 5 mins later than scheduled.

Initially Fayaz Taher, from BDTech Social, welcomed everyone to the conference and invited Fazle Taher, from Infra Blue Technologies, to present his Keynote. After the keynote, there was a interesting Ice Breaking session. In that session, audience are encouraged to meet and network with new people, exchange business cards/contact details. At the end of that session, a pop question asked to audience to name of 5 new people they just met. S M Rasel (from NewsCred Inc) won that prize. He is my co-worker and he proved what he always used to say (he used to see he “can remember names using some techniques”).

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Amistad – Facebook like friendship management in Ruby on Rails

Today I’ve decided to write something about the Ruby Gems that I used. So I’ve started this series (Ruby Gems). This is the first post of the series. I will try to write regularly.

When I was working on my pet project MovieMates, I needed to implement a friend relationship. Initially, I was going to do it myself. However, later I thought I should, at least, google a bit to check if there is already some similar solutions. Then I found Amistad.

The current version of Amistad supports ActiveRecord 3.0.x, Mongoid 3.0.x and MongoMapper 0.12.0.

Installations

Add following line to your Gemfile

gem 'amistad'

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