Peter Cooper

Opinion: Taking Ruby to the kids?


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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


~12 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...