Robby Russell

Extending ActionController, part two


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
One of our consulting clients consists of a team of .NET developers that are rewriting a rather large product in Ruby on Rails. Every once in a while they...

Sharing Custom TextMate Bundles with Subversion


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Early last year, I began to start creating a bunch of snippets and such for TextMate, all of which were lost several months ago due to Hurricane iSight...

Poke My Brain


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
I’m working on a few blog articles that I’ll be posting over the next few weeks. The other day, I got another email from someone that asked...

Gems Gone Wild!


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Mike Clark is offering everyone1 in the Ruby community Mardis Gras beads… in exchange for showing everyone your sexy gems. Chad and Bryan showed us...

Be Careful that you don't Stub your Big Toe


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
In a project that I’m currently working on, we’re handling recurring payments for subscribers. I’ve decided to play with a different payment...

Get to Know a Gem: Hpricot


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
In this new series, Get to Know a Gem, we’re going to take a look at hpricot. What is Hpricot? WhyTheLuckyStiff released Hpricot in July of...

On Apologies


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
Recently, Seth Godin posted a short blog post, titled, Apologies, ranked, which points out several ways of apologizing. When you work in a service industry...

Seattle in late March


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
I’m going to be hanging out in Redmond, WA. late next month… why? That… I’ll explain at a later date. ;-) What I can say is...

Show up smiling


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
“Showing up on time …with a smile on your face is almost always more important than what you actually say or do.”—Seth Godin ...

quote of the day: server tricks


over 10 years ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
...overheard on an internal forum… “My my passion for nifty server tricks will blow peoples minds”—Daniel Johnson ...