Rubylicious - Ruby bindings for Del.icio.us


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Rubylicious presents bindings to Del.icio.us to Ruby scripts....

Ruby code snippets


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Example Ruby code snippts: Bigbold Code Snippets for Ruby. Bigbold Code Snippets for Rails. PLEAC-Ruby CodingInRuby RubyOnlineCookbook ...

Puppet - a Ruby based replacement to cfengine


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Puppet by ReductiveLabs is a ruby based client/server infrastructure for server management. Very similar to cfengine in design: write "scripts" ("manifests...

Fun with DRb


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Distributed Ruby (DRb)'s closest equivalent is probably Java's Remote Method Invocation (RMI). Written in only 200 lines of native Ruby, DRb is an incredibly...

MCP and plugins


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
The next step in MCP development is getting the plugins to load/unload dynamically. Each plugin will be a .rb file in the "plugins.d/" directory. Each...

MCP commands


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
As a pluggable daemon, mcp needs a flexible command syntax to permit both control of the plugins and passthrough of commands to the plugins for scripting...

AJAX selectable-list


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Recently I've been working quite a bit with Rails development and some AJAXariffic website content. A recent page required a multi-select method for deleting...

VMWare Workstation 5.5


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Keith Adams just pointed out that Workstation 5.5 and Player 1.0 support VT (Pacifica) on appropriate hardware. Keith works for VMWare in Sunnyvale in the...

Ruby on Rails / Mongrel - Tips and Tricks


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Matt Pelletier queried the Mongrel mailing list asking for any personal experiences or tips regarding mongrel and rails hosting in general for some book...

Rails 1.1.5 security patch nonsense


over 10 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Rather than fess up with full disclosure to the new rails hole, we're told to update to rails 1.1.5 to fix an unspecified security problem How difficult...