In my previous post about IronRuby, I expressed optimism while pointing out issues with the first pre-alpha release. Just as John Lam acknowledged, this is indeed a very promising start. My post received two great responses: a patch for all the problems that I pointed out and even a tutorial on how to approach
Some people have complained that Reddit has shifted from a mainly tech oriented site, to a political one with a strong bias towards leftist articles. While I mostly follow programming.reddit.com where there are many interesting articles and discussions going on, it has been brought up many times that certain political websites constantly get submitted.
Ruby is a remarkable language, and even companies like Microsoft and Sun, end up taking notice of, and embracing, it rather than opting to fight against its widespread appeal. More than ever Ruby is seen as an unwritten (sic) specification that is not limited to its official implementation. The main current interpreter is suboptimal
I’m glad to inform you that we’ve made it. Best Buy’s VP for Canada has reviewed my case and decided to replace the defective LCD screen free of charge. I should get my laptop back fixed in a week or so. Sure, it’s not like getting my money back or getting a completely new
With the recent switch from Typo to WordPress I had to address the issue of handling my existing and new feeds. On top of that I decided that it was the right moment to switch to FeedBurner, so I had to handle the redirect for both Typo and WordPress at the same time. If
Typo and I are through. I had way too many problems while running Typo and after countless availability issues I’ve finally decided to port the existing contents over to WordPress. In case you are wondering – yes – I’m favoring a PHP application over a Rails one and I don’t find it ironic. WordPress
Best Buy sucks and you shouldn’t shop there. This post starts out personal but gets to the interesting part very quickly, so please read on. Today is my wife’s birthday. Being a good husband I decided to come up with a nice surprise. She was probably expecting something along the lines of a case/skin
Please note that this article is intended as a fun way of looking at several programming languages from a different and unusual angle. I have adopted many oversimplifications which make the outcome’s possible insight very limited. Take it at face value for what it is: a fun post that yields a general idea of
Ruby and Rails books keep popping up on the (virtual and real) shelves, which means that it may be slightly puzzling for newcomers to decide which books to spend their hard earned cash on. In the spirit of providing guidance in this process, I’ve prepared the Recommended Books for Ruby and Rails page. The
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.