Peter Cooper

Opinion: Taking Ruby to the kids?


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
I want to look at the history of the BASIC language, the uptake of novice programmers, and how Ruby could capitalize on them in the future. My first programming...

BetaBrite: Your name in lights with Ruby


~11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
BetaBrite is a Ruby LCD sign library developed by Aaron Patterson. Since few people have LCD signs to play with, Aaron has set up a test-bed installation...

HAML: A new view template language for Rails


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
HAML is a new template language for Ruby on Rails developed by Hampton Catlin, a Canadian Rails developer. It's a high-level, heavily semantic language...

GeekUp: Free 1-day Ruby / Rails mini-conference in Manchester, UK


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
GeekUp is a community of developers in the North-West of England (a fine place by any measure) and they've put together a FREE, one-day mini conference...

resource_feeder: Easily generate RSS & Atom feeds in Rails


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Ryan Daigle writes about resource_feeder, a new plugin for Ruby on Rails that makes the generation of RSS and Atom feeds easy. Like so: def rss render_rss_feed_for...

RadRails 0.7.1 Released


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
The latest version of RadRails, the Ruby on Rails IDE, 0.7.1, has been released for Windows, OS X and Linux. Some fixes to the reliability of starting and...

New Ruby Site Launches; Gives Ruby Inside Thumbs Up


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
A few readers have e-mailed in pointing out the new official Ruby site's design. It's a great bit of work, but I tend not to post about things that everyone...

AJAX Scaffolding for Rails released as plugin


over 11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Richard White quotes an anonymous user of his AJAX scaffolding system for Rails: I really like Ajax Scaffold but it’s really hard to upgrade when a new...

Round-up of RailsConf Europe 2006


~11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
DHH has put together a great round-up of RailsConf Europe 2006 that took place over the last couple of days. He also announces that RailsConf Europe 2007...

acts_as_cached: Easy caching for ActiveRecord


~11 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
acts_as_cached is a plugin by Chris Wanstrath, Tim Myrtle, and PJ Hyett that simply allows you to cache any Ruby object in memory (using memcached). Check...