Peter Cooper

Cheat Sheet for REST on Rails


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Check out this cool PDF cheatsheet covering REST on Rails. It was put together by Geoffrey Grosenbach and covers routing, verb/path formats, nested resources...

Chronic (Ruby Date / Time Parser) Screencast


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Tom Preston-Werner demonstrates his Chronic "natural date parsing" library for Ruby in this cool, live presentation / screencast. He goes deep into how...

"Beginning Ruby" is one step closer


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
It's not the final version, but there's now a cover and a page on Amazon for my book, Beginning Ruby, due March 2007. APress also have a page about the...

Backup - A Ruby Gem that makes backup operations easy


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Some user mail from Nathan Murray: I just wanted to let you guys know I've just released the first version of my Backup Gem. You can read the manual here...

Tesly Jr - HTML reporting for your tests


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Tesly Jr. is a service that provides good-looking HTML reports for your tests. It can hook into Ruby / Rails' Test::Unit library and receive the results...

Generate your own Ruby Gems More Easily


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
The eminent Dr. Nic Williams has put together a useful generator that makes it a lot easier to construct your own gems. It's an ideal script if you've never...

Rb-AppScript: Get AppleScript-style functionality in Ruby


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Rb-AppScript is an event bridge between Ruby and OS X that allows you to get AppleScript-esque control in OS X. The Appscript creators claim Appscript is...

How to Cache Data and Preload The Cache in Rails


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Courtenay has come up with an ingenious solution to caching and precaching in Ruby on Rails with memcached. It caches data from database requests, as you...

SimpleConsole - A Ruby Framework for Console Applications


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
I think t0fuu has hit upon gold with SimpleConsole, his new Ruby framework for console applications. Imagine Ruby on Rails, but entirely for command line...

Burnalytics - FeedBurner and Google Analytics Stats in Ruby and Rails


over 7 years ago by Peter Cooper on Ruby Inside.
Burnalytics is a new library just released by Alex MacCaw (the developer also behind the popular Juggernaut plugin for Rails) that makes it easy to retrieve...