Posts Tagged 'binary'

Blue highlight courtesy of Autotrace

Bindle 2 is fresh out of the oven; one of the main areas of focus was making Bindles more intuitive to create & navigate—to that end we’re making use of a binary called Autotrace which helps us calculate the boundaries of items [1].  Unfortunately there is no ruby interface for this library in rails just yet, so we needed to get a binary running on our Heroku Cedar instance. Luckily it was pretty easy to do.

Here’s how to use binaries with Rails on Heroku:

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  1. This makes dragging items more intuitive: click on the item to drag it, click on the negative space to pan. So no more rectangles to confine your images! []
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