Feb 21, 2008


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valgrind and ruby


~10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
In which we learn about the two kinds of memory leaks, and how to use Valgrind on Ruby 1.8.6. If you just came for the patch, it's here. remedial leaking...

cnet is hiring rails developers


~10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
My group at CNET has two openings for senior Rails developers. These are full-time positions with good benefits at a large, established company. You would...

Caching Dictionaries in Python vs. Ruby


~10 years ago by Peter Harkins on Push cx.
A while ago I made a slightly-underinformed post (see the corrections in the comments) trying to draw a difference between Python and Ruby. I’ve finally...

Undefined method `require_gem' for main:Object


~10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
To update an old app to Rails 2.x you will need to change 'require_gem' to just 'gem'. Otherwise you will get: Undefined method `require_gem' for main...

safe nils in ruby


~10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Groovy has a feature called safe navigation. It lets you send messages to nil and have them return nil if you're in a special context. This is neat because...

method_missing: undefined method server_settings= for ActionMailer::Base:Class (NoMethodError)


~10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
Chances are you have just upgraded to Rails 2. In Rails 2 server_settings has been replaced by smtp_settings....

Running old Ruby on Rails apps when you have Rails 2.x installed


~10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
If you have Rails 2.x on your local machine and you want to run an old Ruby on Rails app (on an older version of Rails) you will find that there are some...

How to use Capistrano 1.x to deploy Ruby on Rails apps when you have Cap 2.x


~10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
Recently installed Capistrano 2.x, but need to deploy an old Rails site using an old deploy script? If you haven't got round to updating your old Rails...

Porticus - A Graphical User Interface for MacPorts on OS X


~10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
MacPorts is a package manager that will download, compile and install software, while installing any required dependencies, automatically. I use it for...