September 8, 2005
Oracle, Java Panda says LAMP doesn't scale
There was a time where I would have jumped in and attempted to educate a guy like Debu Panda. Now it’s more of a comical relief. Like when old people...
September 8, 2005
Matz manages Ruby team through Basecamp
Matz, the creator of Ruby, has signed up for a Basecamp account to help the committers team collaborate on the development of Ruby. What an honor.Note, the intentions are not...
September 8, 2005
Ruby on Rails article in German Javamagazin
Ralf and Thomas has had their second article on Ruby on Rails published. This time its the German Javamagazin that even featured a highlight of the article on the cover....
September 8, 2005
ThoughtWorks is hiring for Rails down under
ThoughtWorks is hiring people with design and development skills in Ruby on Rails in three cities down under: Melbourne, Brisbane, and Sydney.I met with their CEO and a select team...
September 1, 2005
How to integrate FCKEditor and Rails
The DHTML-based WYSIWYG-editors are getting better and better. In the lead pack in the FCKEditor and Joshua M. Charles has just written a brief article on how easy it is...
September 1, 2005
Rails is reaching the tipping point
We’ve had a lot of discussions of Rails as a disruptive technology, but now David Geary is focusing on explaining the growth (and imminent growth) through the lens of Gladwell’s...
August 30, 2005
Alonovo: Socially-responsible shopping on Rails
Alonovo launched a little while back. It’s a market place that provides a way to do “socially-responsible shopping”. That is, buying from companies that behaves according to how you think...
August 30, 2005
Cartographer: Effortless Google Maps in Rails
Courtenay and bousquet are behind Cartographer that allows you to integrate Google Maps in your Ruby on Rails application with no effort. A few API tastes:<%= gmap(:mapname=>"my_map", :width=>"50", :height=>"120") %><%=...
August 28, 2005
Why Ryan Tomayko switched to Ruby on Rails
Ryan Tomayko is a long-term Python guy in search of a web-development platform for his small tech company. His evaluation first went along the lines of safety vs freedom languages...
August 27, 2005
Get taggable like all the cool kids
Demetrius Nunes has a very cool acts-as mixin ready for you in a single line. It allows you to do stuff like:class Photo < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_taggableend elephant = Photo.find(4437)elephant.tag 'zoo...