Ruby Inside

Thanking Ruby Inside’s June and July 2011 Sponsors


~3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Ruby Inside wouldn't be what it is without you but it's time for me to thank the companies who also help to keep Ruby Inside going by sponsoring my work...

Ruby’s Creator, Matz, Joins Heroku


~3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Yukihiro Matsumoto, creator of Ruby and more commonly known as Matz, has joined Heroku, the Salesforce.com-owned Ruby cloud hosting company, as its Chief...

Why Rubyists Should Care About Messaging (A High Level Intro)


~3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Messaging in the context of application architecture (grandly referred to as message oriented middleware on Wikipedia) is similar to messaging in the real...

How to Install and Use Postgres On OS X For Ruby and Rails Development


~3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
I hang out in #nwrug on Freenode, the IRC channel of a Ruby user group here in the UK, and floated the idea of doing a PostgreSQL (a.k.a. Postgres) installation...

How To Get That Edge Ruby Faster-Loading-Hotness in Ruby 1.9.2 Now


~3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
A few days ago I told the story of ruby-head (MRI) getting 36% faster loading, perfect for tackling those file-heavy Rails 3 apps. Awesome for Ruby 1.9...

18 New Ruby and Rails Jobs for April 2011


over 3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Today there are *drumroll* 18 new jobs to share from the Ruby Jobs board from companies like Expedia, Brightbox (the British Rails hosting guys) and LivingSocial...

DHH Offended By RSpec, Says Test::Unit Is Just Great


over 3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
As an outspoken and opinionated guy, David Heinemeier Hansson (a.k.a. DHH), creator of Rails, is no stranger to a little bit of controversy. He frequently...

Watchr – More Than An Automated Test Runner


over 3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Watchr is a development tool that monitors a directory tree and triggers a user defined action (in Ruby) whenever an observed file is modified. Its most...

The End of Monkeypatching


over 3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Monkey-patching is so 2010. We're in the future, and with Github and Bundler there is now rarely a need to monkey-patch Ruby code in your applications.Monkey-patching...

Why The Lucky Stiff’s Delightful Foreword for Beginning Ruby


over 3 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
I started Ruby Inside in May 2006 as a promotional vehicle for my then in-progress book, Beginning Ruby. It eventually went on to be published by Apress...