Freebase as a Message Bus?


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Luke Kanies mentioned that someone pointed him toward Freeride's Freebase "bus". Looking into it, it's a neat programming model, though the bus doesn't...

Easy Tagging with Rails


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Dema has created a new mixin: acts_as_taggable - an easy way of adding tagging to any of your classes....

Cartographer: Effortless Google Maps in Rails


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Cartographer has implemented effortless Google Maps in Rails. This found on the Ruby on Rails Weblog post about Cartographer....

SimpleRSS


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Lucas Carlson's SimpleRSS - A new simple RSS/Atom parser Ruby Gem as a drop-in replacement of Ruby's RSS parser....

RubyScript2Exe - A Ruby "Compiler"


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Erik Veenstra has written a tool in Pascal that combines all of the modules, library, and interpreter needed to run a Ruby script into a standalong executable...

Rubylicious - Ruby bindings for Del.icio.us


~11 years ago by Ian Blenke on Ian C. Blenke.
Rubylicious presents bindings to Del.icio.us to Ruby scripts....

Ruby code snippets


~11 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


~11 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


~11 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


~11 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...