RESTful Frustration


over 10 years ago by David Goodlad on Tampering with Technology.
I am a big fan (so far) of the recent push in the Rails community to design more RESTful controllers that keep to basic CRUD operations. However, I&#8217...

JRuby: It's pretty much my favorite animal.


over 10 years ago by Charles Oliver Nutter on Headius.
Some of the local Rubyists and I were talking about publishers for a future JRuby book...ligers were brought up...and, well, here's the result.It's just...

Speaking at RailsConf Europe


over 10 years ago by David Goodlad on Tampering with Technology.
If you’re going to be attending RailsConf Europe, I hope that you’ll come out and see/hear me speak there! I’ll be delivering a talk...

Rails, SOAP4R and Java.


over 10 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I've spent the last three weeks working part time on a project called LPW at work. LPW is a set of web services that talk with the Swedish student databases...

Stupid Ruby Tricks: String#to_proc


over 10 years ago by Coda on codablog.
I was thinking about one of the cool bits of ActiveSupport, Symbol#to_proc, which allows you to do this: [1, 2, 3].map(&:to_s) #=> ["1", "2", That...

Tests in the TDD World


over 10 years ago by A_Bloke on Fear of Fish - Home.
Damien Tanner has written a fantastic article on TDD development that you should all head on over and read. I'm upset to say he beat me to it, as I have...

Minor Annoyances


over 10 years ago by Ben Bleything on bleything.blog(:stuff).
I love Ruby. But as with peanut butter, Perl, and my girlfriend’s cat, even things that I love can annoy me. Here’s a good example from...

Update to BackgrounDRb


over 10 years ago by ezmobius on Brainspl.at.
So I just pushed out a new release of this plugin that refactors some stuff I wasn’t happy with and adds a few very cool features. Thanks to some...

Update to BackgrounDRb


over 10 years ago by ezmobius on Brainspl.at.
So I just pushed out a new release of this plugin that refactors some stuff I wasn’t happy with and adds a few very cool features. Thanks to some...

Creating C extensions in Ruby, *really* fast


over 10 years ago by Pat Eyler on O'Reilly Ruby.
First, there were the threads about rewriting Ruby apps in C, then I wrote a pair of follow up posts (here and here). These got picked up by an article...