Monthly Archive:: January 2007

Put DB2 in your search bar

UPDATE: IBM has now released an official version of the search plugin for DB2 8 and DB2 9. You are strongly advised to install it from here . On that page, click on ‘DB2 9 Information Center OpenSearch plugin’ or ‘DB2 UDB V8 Information Center OpenSearch plugin’ depending on what version(s) you want. The

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Typo errors on postponed articles

This is a tip that I’m writing in the hopes of helping Typo users who will google for the following error messages uninitialized constant ActionController::TestRequest or undefined method `publish!’ for nil:NilClass. While publishing an article on db2onrails.com, I’ve selected a future publishing date for the post (just to round it off to the half

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Collage of Ruby and Rails books

While working on a presentation for a series of conferences that I’ll be speaking at, I’ve put together this image, to convey the attention that Ruby and Rails are currently getting from publishers. Feel free to use it for your own presentations, optionally crediting it to me if you’d like (you don’t have to).

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Ruby is the Programming Language of 2006

Quoting TIOBE (emphasis mine): January Headline: Ruby declared TIOBE’s Programming Language of 2006! We are glad to announce that Ruby has become ”Programming Language of the Year 2006”. Ruby has the highest popularity increase in a year of all programming languages (+2.15%). Runner up this year is JavaScript with +1.31%. Both languages are boosted

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