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I am learning Rails and this is my first application built on Rails 2.3.8.


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License: Free to use

Code: http://github.com/utkarsh2012/g33k-score-calculator

Platform: Hosted on Heroku

Ruby on Rails

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I am 62.5% geek! Yay! :) Nice idea. –  Lucas Jones Sep 7 '10 at 16:14
Is this using the API, or does it just scrape the user page? –  jjnguy Sep 7 '10 at 22:53
I'm 100% geek? No surprise here :) –  Nathan Osman Sep 8 '10 at 0:37
I don't know I think the numbers need a little more adjusting... Seems a little too easy if you ask me. –  thyrgle Sep 8 '10 at 5:09
@jjnguy I am requesting JSON data and parsing out data from that. @thyrgle Yup, its very simple. I have just started learning Ruby and Rails, was built over a weekend. –  zengr Sep 8 '10 at 6:12
@zengr Ok. Why are you requesting that people enter their entire URL, instead of just their ID? –  jjnguy Sep 9 '10 at 1:57
Please follow the rule given here: stackapps.com/q/7/2951 –  chanchal1987 Sep 9 '10 at 14:07
@jjnguy Yes, actually, I did not find a way to look up a user's data using their username, but I needed their unique ID (eg: 231917 and not zengr). Is there a workaround? –  zengr Sep 9 '10 at 23:27
@chanchal1987 Updated. –  zengr Sep 9 '10 at 23:29
usernames (display_name) is not unique thus not a valid target for a programmatic lookup. You will need to provide a search-and-select workflow for this. Something similar to stackapps.com/questions/1344 –  Sky Sanders Sep 10 '10 at 1:22
Yup, I prefer one step rather than two. –  zengr Sep 10 '10 at 4:41
Could also use: number of commits, number of people who forked one of my repos. –  Nicolas Raoul Sep 14 '10 at 6:50

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