Paul Sturgess

Can't activate rubyforge


almost 10 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
I just tried to start one of my rails apps and got... Can't activate rubyforge (= 0.4.4, runtime), already activated rubyforge-1.0.0 (Gem::Exception) I...

Hoptoad - Free ruby on rails exception catcher


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
I've been using the exception_notification plugin for sometime now. It's been a life saver on many occassion, allowing me to be made aware of bugs at the...

Free Ruby on Rails security e-book


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
The the ever so useful Ruby on Rails security blog, rorsecurity, has released a free e-book....

Undefined method `cache_template_extensions=' when upgrading to Ruby on Rails 2.2.2


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
After upgrading to Ruby on Rails 2.2.2 I was getting... undefined method `cache_template_extensions=' The simple fix was to remove it from my config/environments...

'load_missing_constant': uninitialized constant Inflector when upgrading to Ruby on Rails 2.2.2


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
It would appear that the way the Inflector is used in Ruby on Rails 2.2.2 has changed. There are a few plugins that rely on it's old implementation, notably...

ActionView::TemplateError: uninitialized constant Err::Acts::Textiled::ClassMethods::RedCloth


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
After I setup the acts_as_textiled plugin. I got the following error when I deployed to my production server. ActionView::TemplateError: uninitialized...

Using Cooliris with Ruby on Rails


over 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
Cooliris (formally known as PicLens) is a great way of viewing images on the web, and it's really easy to make your Ruby on Rails app compatible. You just...

Formatting a date string for database use in Ruby on Rails


~9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
Sometimes you need to format a date / time correctly for database querying and sneaked into Rails 2.1 was a really helpful method for doing just that. Time...

Undefined method `fragment_cache_store=' Ruby on Rails error


~9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
The variable fragment_cache_store has now been replaced with just cache_store. So in my case I changed: ActionController::Base.fragment_cache_store =...

Ruby on Rails ActiveRecord::DangerousAttributeError


almost 9 years ago by Paul Sturgess on paulsturgess.co.uk articles.
If you get a Rails exception ActiveRecord::DangerousAttributeError then you'll find it's because one of your attributes is using a name reserved by Active...