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Site upgrade


~12 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I finally went and upgraded this blog to Typo 4. I'd been putting it off because I thought I could avoid it entirely. I still plan eventually to run this...

The Caboose Rails Documentation Project


~12 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
Those crazy kids in the #caboose channel decided to raise $5000 to fund (bounty or salary?) someone with professional tech writing skills to show some love...

New job!


~12 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I'm really excited to announce that I just joined Powerset, a brand new startup company here in San Francisco. Powerset is using AI technology to transform...

Speaking at RubyConf 2006


~12 years ago by josh on has_many :through.
I just received word that my talk proposal for RubyConf has been accepted. My talk, "More than enough rope to hang yourself," will be about the pitfalls...

more on naming and the CRUD


~12 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Sebastian Delmont blogged recently about a flexible approach to handling permalinks that is an interesting compromise between numeric IDs and semantically...

Patch test plugin: dynamic finders with belongs_to names


~12 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
Dynamic finders are pretty neat, but I've grown tired of having to think in terms of foreign keys instead of the names of belongs_to associations. So IThis...

validates_numericality_of :resource_name


~12 years ago by Josh Susser on has_many :through.
And now, more discussion of DHH's World of Resources ideas... From what I saw at RailsConf, the reaction to the unveiling of ActiveResource was quite mixed...