rubyflow.com Archives - 27 June 2013, Thursday

  • Quick video intro to Searchlight, the lightweight search gem

    rubyflow.com 26 Jun '13, 8pm

    Quick video intro to Searchlight, the lightweight search gem Posted by NathanLong on June 26, 2013 — 0 comments Searchlight is a lightweight search gem that's both easy to use and extremely flexible. (At least half its awesomeness is owing to my coauthor, Adam Hunter .) To show you ho...

  • The Elements of Style in Ruby: An Essay in N Parts

    rubyflow.com 26 Jun '13, 2pm

    The Elements of Style in Ruby: An Essay in N Parts Posted by bozhidar on June 26, 2013 — 0 comments I just launched a series of articles on the elements of style in Ruby . Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to...

  • Reliable mocks with Bogus

    rubyflow.com 25 Jun '13, 8pm

    Reliable mocks with Bogus Posted by manualwise on June 25, 2013 — 0 comments Mock with Bogus to avoid having to run your slow integration test suite everytime you refactor your code. Learn more about it in this screencast! Reliable mocks with Bogus Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment ...

  • Speakers for NickelCityRubyConf announced!

    rubyflow.com 25 Jun '13, 4pm

    Speakers for NickelCityRubyConf announced! Posted by qrush on June 25, 2013 — 0 comments We've got a great lineup for our conference here in Buffalo this September 20th and 21st. I hope to see you here! Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are current...

  • Creating a Custom Rspec Generator

    rubyflow.com 24 Jun '13, 4pm

    Creating a Custom Rspec Generator Posted by beerlington on June 24, 2013 — 0 comments I was having trouble finding a good resource this, so I blogged about how I created a custom Rspec generator for one of my gems. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users...

  • Attrio 0.4 released

    rubyflow.com 24 Jun '13, 3pm

    Today we released Attrio-0.4 (attributes manager for plain old Ruby objects). In this release several issues were fixed but the most significant change is that attributes defined with Attrio are inheritable. Also all class level variables were removed. Now we can say, that all critica...

  • Performance optimization with pry-debugger

    rubyflow.com 24 Jun '13, 2pm

    Performance optimization with pry-debugger Posted by txus on June 24, 2013 — 0 comments I just wrote in the Wimdu Engineering Blog about performance optimization with pry-debugger :) Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pend...

  • Casting: adding behavior to objects without using extend

    rubyflow.com 24 Jun '13, 8am

    Casting: adding behavior to objects without using extend Posted by gravis on June 24, 2013 — 0 comments Most software developers tend to write code where objects are given too many responsibilities. Code with bloated objects is more difficult to test, to understand and to maintain in ...

  • chruby 0.3.6 and ruby-install 0.2.0 released!

    rubyflow.com 24 Jun '13, 4am

    chruby 0.3.6 and ruby-install 0.2.0 released! Posted by postmodern on June 24, 2013 — 0 comments Released chruby 0.3.6 and ruby-install 0.2.0 . chruby is an ultra-minimal Ruby switcher (~90 LoC), that does one thing and one thing only, switches Rubies. ruby-install downloads, compiles...

  • Last chance to sponsor your cat for a good cause

    rubyflow.com 22 Jun '13, 12pm

    Last chance to sponsor your cat for a good cause ^_^ Posted by beerlington on June 22, 2013 — 0 comments Earlier this year we announced a sponsorship program for Burlington Ruby Conference where your cat (or dog, or guinea pig) can be a sponsor. 25% of the proceeds go toward our local...

  • Ruby implementation of Melkman's algorithm with animation

    rubyflow.com 22 Jun '13, 8am

    Ruby implementation of Melkman's algorithm with animation Posted by makaroni4 on June 22, 2013 — 0 comments Melkman's algorithm comes to the rescue when you need to find convex hull of a simple polygonal chain. Checkout blog post or Github repo . Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment ab...

  • Omnibus Tutorial: Package a standalone Ruby gem

    rubyflow.com 21 Jun '13, 4pm

    Omnibus Tutorial: Package a standalone Ruby gem Posted by itsderek23 on June 21, 2013 — 0 comments Now, thanks to Omnibus, there's an easy way to distribute your Ruby gems as standalone, full-stack programs . This means folks without Ruby can have as smooth of an experience with your ...

  • How we saved over $3.5k a year for our newly launched rails app

    rubyflow.com 20 Jun '13, 1pm

    How we saved over $3.5k a year for our newly launched rails app Posted by joshowens on June 20, 2013 — 0 comments We just launched follower.io and talked about how we saved $3.5k a year on external services we needed to launch our rails app. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abiliti...

  • Learn More About India’s Exciting RubyConfIndia 2013 :

    rubyflow.com 20 Jun '13, 8am

    Learn More About India’s Exciting RubyConfIndia 2013 Posted by IndianGuru on June 20, 2013 — 0 comments Prakash Murthy talks about India's only Ruby conference scheduled for 22 and 23 June 2013. He is hoping to make more friends, learn some new stuff, make some impact, and have a lot ...

  • Nginx treasures to be used with Rails application

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 9pm

    Nginx treasures to be used with Rails application Posted by mikhailov on June 19, 2013 — 0 comments From DevOps point of view some functionality should be moved outside an application backe-end, say to front-end layer to just make things easier. I'd like to share simple solutions we u...

  • Slide Show (S9) 2.0.0 Update - Command Suite Added - build, install, ls, new, etc.

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 8pm

    Slide Show (S9) 2.0.0 Update - Command Suite Added - build, install, ls, new, etc. Posted by geraldbauer on June 19, 2013 — 0 comments What's new? The slideshow gem now sports a git or gem like command suite. For example, to install the impress.js presentation pack issue $ slideshow i...

  • Does the GIL Make Your Ruby Code Thread-Safe?

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 2pm

    Does the GIL Make Your Ruby Code Thread-Safe? Posted by jstorimer on June 19, 2013 — 0 comments This is an important question for anyone using multiple threads on MRI. In the last part of my series on the GIL, I try to dispel this common misconception. Find out for yourself. Comments ...

  • The Complexities of Monitoring Queue Depth

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 1pm

    The Complexities of Monitoring Queue Depth Posted by pauldix on June 19, 2013 — 0 comments A quick article that explores monitoring complexity by looking at a single metric: background queue depth . Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently d...

  • Do you know how to benchmark your Ruby c...

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 8am

    Do you know how to benchmark your Ruby c... Posted by IndianGuru on June 19, 2013 — 0 comments Do you know how to benchmark your Ruby code? Learn from Jesse Storimer in this guest blog post on RubyLearning. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are cur...

  • Betterspecs Improved

    rubyflow.com 19 Jun '13, 7am

    Posted by andreareginato on June 19, 2013 — 1 comment We are happy to announce the new russian and korean translation of betterspecs , a project that tries to fill this gap of using rspec by collecting most of the "best practices" a developer should know when testing a ruby or rails a...

  • Designing code with RSpec

    rubyflow.com 18 Jun '13, 9pm

    Designing code with RSpec Posted by manualwise on June 18, 2013 — 0 comments Stubbing in RSpec lets you write the code you wish you had. Learn how to design your code before you implement it in this screencast! Designing code with RSpec Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities fo...

  • My talk at RedDotRubyConf 2013: building asynchronous apis

    rubyflow.com 16 Jun '13, 2pm

    My talk at RedDotRubyConf 2013: building asynchronous apis Posted by flyerhzm on June 16, 2013 — 0 comments My talk at RedDotRubyConf 2013: building asynchronous apis Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add ...

  • Jenkins behind Apache with HTTPS – Proxy pass with SSL :

    rubyflow.com 15 Jun '13, 1pm

    Jenkins behind Apache with HTTPS – Proxy pass with SSL Posted by mencio on June 15, 2013 — 0 comments If you want to know how to proxy pass Jenkins with Apache and add a SSL to it all , you should read this post. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users a...

  • Convert flat lists to trees

    rubyflow.com 15 Jun '13, 8am

    Convert flat lists to trees Posted by mpapis on June 15, 2013 — 0 comments new gem 4FUN flat2tree (gem ) with example usage https://github.com/mpapis/home_dotfiles/blob/master/bin/lsmod_tree Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivat...

  • Nobody understands the GIL, Part 2

    rubyflow.com 14 Jun '13, 3pm

    Nobody understands the GIL, Part 2 Posted by jstorimer on June 14, 2013 — 0 comments In this follow up, I actually take you down into MRI to see how the GIL is implemented, and what effect it has on your code. Read it here and look for part 3 to wrap things up next week. Comments “ ” ...

  • FlexYear - natural language year range parser gem

    rubyflow.com 13 Jun '13, 10pm

    FlexYear - natural language year range parser gem Posted by skwp on June 14, 2013 — 0 comments Just take a year range like “1980s”, “mid-70s”, “1975-76” and turn it into a high and low year. Very useful when we’re trying to determine when a guitar was made for reverb.com and want to l...

  • Wiselinks standalone

    rubyflow.com 13 Jun '13, 8pm

    Wiselinks, popular alternative to Turbolinks and Pjax, got new version today. In Wiselinks-0.6.4 we added standalone version for those who want to use Wiselinks without Rails. You can download compiled JS script directly from Wiselinks repository https://github.com/igor-alexandrov/wis...

  • Forget Resque Boilerplate: Focus on your Code

    rubyflow.com 13 Jun '13, 7pm

    Forget Resque Boilerplate: Focus on your Code Posted by schneems on June 13, 2013 — 0 comments I love Resque, but hate defining classes and naming queues. I wrote the resque_def gem to define classes for you, so you can get more done with less code. Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment...

  • Updated Rails 4 and Ruby 2 dictionaries for OS X Dictionary.app

    rubyflow.com 13 Jun '13, 7am

    Updated Rails 4 and Ruby 2 dictionaries for OS X Dictionary.app Posted by priit on June 13, 2013 — 0 comments Updated dictionaries for Rails 4.0.0rc2 and Ruby 2.0 are now available for download . Enjoy! Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are current...

  • Innovating with HTTP 2.0 Server Push

    rubyflow.com 12 Jun '13, 6pm

    Innovating with HTTP 2.0 Server Push Posted by igrigorik on June 12, 2013 — 0 comments HTTP 2.0 enables the server to send multiple responses for a single client request, which opens up an entire world of new optimization opportunities! Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities fo...