Eigenclass

Bounded space memoization, another new twist


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Everybody knows memoization by now; there's the old Hash trick and a "memoize" module in RAA. But as old as it is, you can always add a new twist. Like...

Ruby, SEX and STDs: infectious practices


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Let's get past the shame and stigma and talk about the ailments of your code. Yes, you could be infected right now without knowing it. Anecdotal evidence...

What's new in Ruby 1.9, Feb. 07 update


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Yet another update to the list of changes in Ruby 1.9, covering new stuff between Oct. 06 and Jan. 07. There are two major events which you won't find in...

Firebrigade: automated, sandboxed testing of RubyGems packages by other developers


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Firebrigade tests every gem ever made on every platform under the sun and summarizes the results, enabling developers to see how their packages perform...

FastRI 0.3.0: standalone mode (DRb not needed), more search methods, extended class info...


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
FastRI is an alternative to the "ri" tool, used to browse RDoc/RI Ruby API documentation. As of 0.3.0, FastRI can operate in standalone mode (without using...

rcodetools 0.5.0: additional code completion info, path settings


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
rcodetools is a collection of Ruby code manipulation tools. Currently, rcodetools comprises: xmpfilter: automagic Test::Unit assertions/RSpec expectations...

Railisms (core/stdlib extensions in Ruby on Rails)


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
If you've ever written a piece of code that worked fine in a Rails app but bombed elsewhere, you've probably been relying on a Railism unknowingly. I used...

Related document discovery, without algebra


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
You have heard about latent semantic analysis (if you haven't, take a look at this nice article on a SVD recommendation system written in 50 lines of Ruby...

URL rewriting with WEBrick


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
WEBrick isn't as fashionable as it once was, but it's still invaluable for development and testing. I recently needed it to handle rewrite rules, and google...

Ruby rewrites my CSS, eigenclass.org repainted (think of the children and their eyes)


over 10 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
_why has repainted eigenclass.org, and made me realize that eigenclass' design can be tiring to the eye if you've not set your monitor to fairly low brightness...