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No backtrace in IRB? WTF?

By default, IRB doesn’t seem to show any backtrace, unless we configure ~/.irbrc file with the back_trace_limit like the following

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Use Case of a Large Scale Web scraping

Web Scraping is a method used to extract huge amounts of information from websites whereby the data is scraped or extracted and saved for later processing/data mining. Francium Tech has Subject Market Expertise in this area and I would like to discuss a use case where we faced a lot of challenges and solved all of them.

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6 things to consider before committing to that Open Source Library

How often you wanted some feature while working on your project that you had to google for a particular library and you settled for the one that showed on top without giving much of initial thought, later only to find out that, that was one of the bad decisions you made. Software Development is becoming extremely easy with the explosion of numerous amounts of free tutorials available online. On top of it, structured instructions from learning friendly websites like Lynda, Pluralsight and Youtube only make the job of a hungry software developer easier with spoon-feed quality tutorials.

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Francium Tech?

One of the first things to do when starting a new company is choosing an apt name. Name is important for many reasons. The company name plays a pivotal role in a brand’s growth and perception by the public, meaning it can completely make or break a company. So I had to be very careful to pick one. Most of the good names or the names that you think could be very unique were all reserved in one way or another. On top of it, the ROC in India makes it tougher to help us choose names that were already reserved although they being in a different area of operation.

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From Fail Fast to Fail Proof — Making Agile Methodology Work for You

I had initiated an idea that led a team of 5 Engineers (Antony Raj, Pragadeeswaran, Vasanth, Arun Kumar, and me) participating in the nationwide Hack for Social Good Contest organized by SPI Cinemas (17–18 December 2016).

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