rubyflow.com Archives - 06 December 2012, Thursday

  • Add metadata to Minitest specs similar to RSpec

    rubyflow.com 06 Dec '12, 8am

    Add metadata to Minitest specs similar to RSpec Posted by ningja on December 06, 2012 — 0 comments Just released minispec-metadata gem. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA to solve the e...

  • Brainfucktt - a Brainfuck interpreter built with TreeTop

    rubyflow.com 06 Dec '12, 4am

    Brainfucktt - a Brainfuck interpreter built with TreeTop Posted by c00lryguy on December 06, 2012 — 0 comments While learning Treetop , I decided that a Brainfuck interpreter would be a nice place to start. So, I made treetop_bootstrap , which is a scaffold for Treetop projects, and t...

  • world.db gem Now Includes All 193 United Nations Countries; Added CSV/HTML Export

    rubyflow.com 06 Dec '12, 12am

    world.db gem Now Includes All 193 United Nations Countries; Added CSV/HTML Export Posted by geraldbauer on December 06, 2012 — 0 comments I've added all 193 member countries of the United Nations to the world.db fixtures 'n' gem. I've also added csv or html table export for spreadshee...

  • Ensuring data integrity

    rubyflow.com 05 Dec '12, 10am

    Ensuring data integrity Posted by pcreux on December 05, 2012 — 0 comments I just wrote a blog post where I share practices to ensure data integrity on Ruby on Rails applications. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending...

  • Garlic.js in love with Rails Asset Pipeline

    rubyflow.com 04 Dec '12, 9pm

    Garlic.js in love with Rails Asset Pipeline Posted by nashby on December 04, 2012 — 0 comments I just released garlicjs-rails gem. Garlic.js allows you to automatically persist your forms' text field values locally, until the form is submitted. This way, your users don't lose any prec...

  • Essence of MVC

    rubyflow.com 04 Dec '12, 8pm

    Essence of MVC Posted by shanebdavis on December 04, 2012 — 0 comments Clear, illustrated post on the essence of the Model-View-Controller pattern, its structures, its roles and how to maximize its amazing benefits. The Essence of MVC Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for ...

  • A quick flight over the MRI codebase (in 30 YouTube minutes)

    rubyflow.com 03 Dec '12, 3pm

    A quick flight over the MRI codebase (in 30 YouTube minutes) Posted by PeterCooper on December 03, 2012 — 0 comments Pat Shaughnessy (author of Ruby Under a Microscope) and I recently sat down and took a tour of the MRI Ruby codebase. It's suited to people who've never looked under th...

  • Clickable stacktraces for RSpec and MacVim

    rubyflow.com 02 Dec '12, 11am

    Clickable stacktraces for RSpec and MacVim Posted by rubiii on December 02, 2012 — 0 comments The title pretty much says it all. Give it a try! Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA to sol...

  • Rails 4 Countdown to 2013

    rubyflow.com 01 Dec '12, 2pm

    Rails 4 Countdown to 2013 Posted by kfaustino on December 01, 2012 — 0 comments For the month of December, Rida Al Barazi and I will be writing a series of 31 Rails 4 related articles in anticipation of the eventual release. Today we discussed the extraction of page and action caching...

  • XPool: A UNIX(X) Process Pool.

    rubyflow.com 01 Dec '12, 5am

    XPool: A UNIX(X) Process Pool. Posted by robgleeson on December 01, 2012 — 0 comments I just launched XPool , a lightweight & fast UNIX process pool. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA ...

  • Web Performance Anomaly Detection with Google Analytics

    rubyflow.com 30 Nov '12, 8pm

    Web Performance Anomaly Detection with Google Analytics Posted by igrigorik on November 30, 2012 — 0 comments If you are using Google Analytics, then you have a powerful anomaly detection engine at your disposal... and it can be easily configured to help you monitor the performance of...

  • A Detailed Look at a Small DCI Refactoring in Ruby

    rubyflow.com 30 Nov '12, 6pm

    A Detailed Look at a Small DCI Refactoring in Ruby Posted by flyingmachine on November 30, 2012 — 0 comments In this post I go over a small refactoring to clean up some code in Whoops by implementing the DCI pattern. I’ll cover the actual code changes and include my usual hand-wringin...

  • The 12 Gems of Christmas

    rubyflow.com 30 Nov '12, 6pm

    The 12 Gems of Christmas Posted by mperham on November 30, 2012 — 0 comments I'm blogging about a new or "under-appreciated" rubygem every day for the next 12 days. Each day you will learn about a gem and how it can help you as a Ruby developer. Read all about The 12 Gems of Christmas...

  • Making Call Indexing Faster in Brakeman

    rubyflow.com 30 Nov '12, 5pm

    Making Call Indexing Faster in Brakeman Posted by presidentbeef on November 30, 2012 — 0 comments I wrote up a small blog post about using perftools.rb to improve performance where I didn't think there was room for improvement. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non reg...

  • Referencing local gems in your Gemfile

    rubyflow.com 30 Nov '12, 4am

    Referencing local gems in your Gemfile Posted by NathanLong on November 30, 2012 — 1 comment If you need to reference local gems in your Gemfile, but don't want to annoy your coworkers by hardcoding a path in your home directory, here's a quick solution . Comments “ ” You can use path...

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  • Ruby Tidbit: Include vs Extend with Module Class Variables

    rubyflow.com 29 Nov '12, 4pm

    Ruby Tidbit: Include vs Extend with Module Class Variables Posted by ernie on November 29, 2012 — 0 comments I just put together a quick article about an interesting difference between include vs extend of modules when it comes to class variables. Interesting, if not necessarily pract...

  • Convert to the new Rspec syntax with Vim macros

    rubyflow.com 29 Nov '12, 1pm

    Convert to the new Rspec syntax with Vim macros Posted by sleeplessgeek on November 29, 2012 — 0 comments Rspec 2.11 introduces a new syntax: `expect(foo).to eq('bar')` instead of `foo.should eq('bar')`. If you're using Vim, you can record and play back macros to make converting your ...

  • Simple App Stats with StatBoard

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 9pm

    Simple App Stats with StatBoard Posted by dce on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments I made a simple gem for displaying app usage stats . Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA to solve the esca...

  • Running a High Volume Rails app on Heroku

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 6pm

    Running a High Volume Rails app on Heroku Posted by bryckbost on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments In 3 easy steps you can setup a rails app on Heroku that can easily handle 200 requests per second and 100 concurrent connections, for free. Check out how ! Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comm...

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  • Your Objects, the Unix Way — Applying the Unix Philosophy to Object-Oriented Design :

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 2pm

    Your Objects, the Unix Way — Applying the Unix Philosophy to Object-Oriented Design Posted by brynary on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments I just posted the latest article on the Code Climate blog. It's written by John Pignata, and discusses the similarities between Unix design and good ...

  • turntabler: An evented Turntable.FM API

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 12pm

    turntabler: An evented Turntable.FM API Posted by obrie on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments turntabler is an evented, fiber-aware, fully-implemented API for Turntable.FM. Features include untangled callbacks, interactive debugging, detailed documentation, and more all wrapped up in a cl...

  • Adding borders to images from your Ruby code

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 11am

    Adding borders to images from your Ruby code Posted by Cloudinary on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments This blog post explains how to easily add various kinds of borders to images using Cloudinary's cloud-based image transformations. It also demos some useful chained transformations for ...

  • Using RABL to build Sinatra and Rails APIs

    rubyflow.com 28 Nov '12, 12am

    Using RABL to build Sinatra and Rails APIs Posted by nesquena on November 28, 2012 — 0 comments As RABL has been growing in popularity, I have noticed a lot of confusions and misunderstandings about best practices and how RABL works. To help remedy that, I have put together three guid...

  • Git database branches

    rubyflow.com 27 Nov '12, 9pm

    Posted by oBeLx on November 27, 2012 — 0 comments We love Git. At Railsonfire we are currently working on a new version of our platform with lots of new features. For every feature we create a separate Git branch and once it’s done we integrate the feature into the main application. T...

  • Real life concurrency in Go

    rubyflow.com 27 Nov '12, 6pm

    Real life concurrency in Go Posted by mattetti on November 27, 2012 — 0 comments Concurrency is a hot topic in the Ruby community, so taking a look at how other languages/communities approach the challenge can be very valuable. This is exactly what I did in this blog post showing how ...

  • Upgrading to Rails 4 eBook (beta)

    rubyflow.com 27 Nov '12, 4pm

    Upgrading to Rails 4 eBook (beta) Posted by alindeman on November 27, 2012 — 0 comments I have released the first beta version of Upgrading to Rails 4 . Rails 4 is not yet released, but might be soon . There are also certain features you can start using today in Rails 3.2 that have be...

  • New mousetrap-rails version

    rubyflow.com 27 Nov '12, 11am

    New mousetrap-rails version Posted by kugaevsky on November 27, 2012 — 0 comments I just released new mousetrap-rails version — 0.0.7. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA to solve the es...

  • Unicode Whitespace Shenigans in Ruby

    rubyflow.com 26 Nov '12, 3pm

    Unicode Whitespace Shenigans in Ruby Posted by PeterCooper on November 26, 2012 — 1 comment It seems that sometimes.. the split is not enough! (Yes, Bond theme - 100% cheese.) If you've got a string that just won't split, there might literally be more to it than meets the eye. I use t...

  • worlddb/console - Try world.db w/ Interactive Ruby Console

    rubyflow.com 25 Nov '12, 10am

    worlddb/console - Try world.db w/ Interactive Ruby Console Posted by geraldbauer on November 25, 2012 — 0 comments I've added support for the interactive Ruby console (irb) to the open world database gem. Use irb -r worlddb/console and you're ready to go. Try en = Country.find_by_key!...

  • Controlling "random" behavior in Ruby

    rubyflow.com 24 Nov '12, 6pm

    Controlling "random" behavior in Ruby Posted by sleeplessgeek on November 24, 2012 — 0 comments Did you know that you can control the behavior of "random" methods in Ruby - things like `sample` and `shuffle` and `rand`? I just wrote a blog post explaining how. Comments “ ” Post a Comm...