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if you're scanner-troubled


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Back in the day, my Mac Mini came bundled with an HP PSC 1610 multifunction printer. The P must have stood for “piece”—it could photocopy...

ultimate architecture


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
notes every action loads only a few hyper-denormalized objects (ideally, one) proxy routes to app server by predicting memcached hash...

developing a facebook app locally


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
In which we host a Facebook/Rails app on our local machine and avoid the deploy/test cycle. code Make a file config/facebook.yml to hold your settings...

see your hand in front of your, uh, face: facebook_exceptions


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Sucks to be working hard on your Tamagotchi armadillo + tumblelogging viral Facebook mashup and see: “500”. Not so useful. Instead...

best websites of 2007


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Big thanks to the rest of the technical team (Tim, Seth, and Marissa), as well as those who recently left (PJ, Chris, and Todd). What other sites...

searching the world in 231 seconds


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I’m pleased to release the new CHOW search: Also check out the help page, which has examples of advanced queries. The subsystem is now...

help, they are stealing my outlook webmail


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
I work for a company that uses Exchange for its internal email. This means I have to use Outlook Web Access to access my account there, since I am 100%...

patch up your migration numbering after a merge


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
You just merged two repository branches. Crap! One of the other developers added migrations with the same numbers as yours. Assuming you aren’t using...

keats.rb


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Borrowing from cdcarter: >> def method_missing s; s end Now we can write like the English Romantics: >> for desires in heaven do not always end or...

railsconf wrap-up


over 10 years ago by Evan Weaver on Snax.
Just got back from HasManyPolymorphs Conf. Erm, RailsConf. venue Portland is a very nice city, although it rained a lot. The local teenagers seemed...