PragDave

Deploying Rails Applications


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
There's always been something of a discontinuity when it comes to creating a Rails site. The Rails framework makes writing the applications themselves...

Superators: neat Ruby hack


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Image stolen from jicksta.com So, I'm not sure if Jay Phillips (of Ahearsion fame) is trying to annoy the purists with a remarkably Perlish hack in...

Art in Programming


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Andy and I have a talk a JAOO a few years back called The Art n Programming. Since then, I've been giving variants around the world, talking about...

Ruby and Leopard


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Leopard comes out today, and with it comes a whole lot of Ruby goodness. Ruby 1.8.6, with a bunch of gems installed (including Rails), Joyent's dtrace...

A Little Ruby


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Back in 2001, when Ruby was still largely unknown, Brian Marick started work on a book about Ruby, and about thinking in Ruby. Called A Little Ruby, a Lot...

Announcing a new beta of Deploying Rails, or why e-mail is dead


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Yesterday we released the second beta of the Deploying Rails Applications book. It has a new chapter on Windows-based deployment, and includes updates now...

Michael Swaine on Computer Book Publishing


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
I few weeks back, Michael Swaine emailed asking for our impressions of the computer book publishing situation. He also checked in with some other publishers...

Changing self in Ruby


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
How many ways are there to change self in Ruby? I count (excluding thread switching): method invocation class and module definition instance_ and class...

Looking for a wiki


over 10 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
I feel bad blogging for help, but... We had an accident on the server that hosted our Pragmatic Programmer wiki. Since then, I've been looking for...

Superators: neat Ruby hack


almost 11 years ago by PragDave on PragDave.
Image stolen from jicksta.com So, I'm not sure if Jay Phillips (of Adhearsion fame) is trying to annoy the purists with a remarkably Perlish hack in...