We are looking for a junior rails developer to join our team at Sevenwire.
A quick code snipped that allows you to open a URL in another browser from an AIR application.
The combination of Ruby Enterprise Edition and Passenger is fantastic for hosting Rack-based applications. However, when you forget to install Ruby EE on the server, realize the mistake, and try to rectify the situation: don't forget about your gems.
After months of hard work, Flix Cloud enters public beta today. Not only that, but Zencoder 2.0 is right around the corner now.
Code quality and development speed are usually in opposition. One of the things that drew me to Ruby on Rails development was the focus on development speed without compromising quality. The primary means of achieving this veritable panacea is by making decisions once, abstracting the principles, and then layering with convention. Rails has done this well. However, in our own application development it oftentimes feels like we're reinventing the wheel every time we start a new project. Sounds to me like it's time to do some abstractions of our own...
Spaces in Mac OS X Leopard has had a big impact on my daily workflow. My latest strategy is to use all 16 spaces, and only one app per space. With a few extra tricks, it's made my desktop area much more clean and organized.
DbBranch is a Rails plugin that helps your application to play nice with git branching and databases. It will load a branch-specific database YAML file allowing you to migrate in branches without affecting the databases of other branches.
Steve's RESTful CSS article has been published by Digital-Web Magazine.
attributes= is the main method used for mass-assignment.
attributes= is used behind the scenes by others like
update_attributes as well. Unless you're protecting your model's attributes in some way, your application is vulnerable to a mass-assignment attack. When you get bitten it's going to hurt!