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


over 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


over 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


over 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...

be the fastest you can be, memcached


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
New memcached client based on SWIG/libmemcached. 15 to 150 times faster than memcache-client, depending on the architecture. Full coverage, benchmarks.tell...

How to find out where your ruby and ruby on rails gems are installed on OS X


over 10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
To find out where your ruby and ruby on rails gems are installed just type: gem env gemp and if you want to jump straight to that directory just typecd...

ultrasphinx updates


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
You're already using Sphinx, right? Of course. It's not like it's only the fastest, most stable Rails search solution there is. At least, based on rigorous...

hello sports racers


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
evn: o i wrote benchmark/unit evn: http://blog.evanweaver.com/files/doc/fauna/benchmark_unit/ defunkt: blog post or it didnt happen Hey, so, benchmark_unit...

bleak_house is now rails 2 compatible


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I updated BleakHouse with Rails 2.0.2 compatility. Get version 3.6 in the usual way. Please use version 3.5.1 if you still are on Rails 1.2.6....

caching content_for


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
According to Rails' RDoc: WARNING: content_for is ignored in caches. So you shouldn‘t use it for elements that will be fragment cached. Pfff to that...

Decimal Support in Rails


over 10 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
A couple of blog posts ago, I commented on the dangers of converting database decimal columns into Ruby floats. And, five months early, Santa delivers....