This is a 20th Jubilee post. And we are on the home run. There is one last major feature that is left to be implemented – a home page that will display few of the Australian stockmarket financial indices, namely – All Ordinaries (AORD), Small Ordinaries (AXSO) and the Industry sector indices listed here. This will provide ‘at a glance’ view of the ASX/Sectors performance. For the charts I will use the same GMMAs as for the companies.
In the previous post we have learned how to generate a PDF view of the List model. Our next task is to integrate our app with the cloud, so that we can store and view our reports externally.
Remember that in the Part 1 we established that one of the requirements of our application is to be able access reports on the home network as well as on the Internet.
We have mostly covered the first half. Now let’s talk how can we access reports through the Internet.
Let’s create a menu for the site navigation.
Let’s update our web site with an ability to add/edit/delete lists of stock tickers.
Past 14 posts all dealt with the command line. Am I bored you with all that CLI interactions? Let’s bring some colour and shapes and the actual diagrams into the life of our application. So let’s start writing a web user interface! Continue reading “Building Financial Stock Scanner with Ruby on Rails and R. Part 15. Putting [a graphical inter]face to a name.”
For the past few posts we have been optimising charts generation execution. There are two more things to do before we continue with the next topic. Continue reading “Building Financial Stock Scanner with Ruby on Rails and R. Part 14. The less is more.”