Just saw Innovation in Rails by Gregg Pollack and Jason Seifer (RailsEnvy guys) where they talked about the new things in the past year in the Ruby and Rails world. Confreaks posted high resolution 720p videos of the conference on their site. Gregg showed how to use a reverse proxy cache to speed up your application. You can find links about the discussed topics on the RailsEnvy blog. Earlier...
Clearance - login with username
For my Rails projects currently I’m using Thoughtbot’s stack (Shoulda, factory_girl) and now I switched to Clearance. I love it because it’s tested and it’s easy to extend. One such modification that I need is to allow users to login with username. I wrote a demo app and here’s a tutorial on how to do it yourself: 1. Install clearance and run the generator 2. Test...
mihai$ date -r 1234567890 Sat Feb 14 01:31:30 EET 2009 Translation: The Unix time will be 1234567890 on this year’s Valentine day (actually just in Europe, in US it will still be Feb 13). Update: Somebody made a countdown.
Just saw a very interesting science talk on TED.com (if you don’t know about TED, it’s an awsome conference with an equally impressive motto: Ideas worth spreading). It’s about a researcher that had a massive stroke and had the oportunity to conciously self analyze what happens when the brain functions start to fail.
puts "Hello world"
Trying out tumblr, seems pretty clean for a blog. I’ll try and post more often here about what nifty things I hacked or used or about ruby gottchas that I encountered. Feel free to comment :) And don’t forge to subscribe do the RSS feed.