Q: Rails or Merb?
So, today’s big news is that Merb will be the new Rails. Wow! Who said you couldn’t get people’s attention during the holidays. This is really going to shake up the Ruby web community.
There has been a lot of reactions to the news, not all of it positive. This tweet jumped [...]
Q: Rails or Merb?
In the last couple of weeks I have attended both RubyConf 2007 and Future of Web Design (which was a whirlwind travel schedule in which Gist spent only a mere 25 hours in New York from landing to take off the next day). Here is part 1…
RubyConf was great! There was such [...]
I’m heading out to RubyConf 07 today with Matt Heidemann, one of the many fine Rubyists at Integrum. If you are going, twitter me!
Recently I found myself needing to create a resource-only controller, no HTML, no views, just straight-up XML data. I was planning on using ActiveResource to interact with my resource server. I could find lots of resources on using ActiveResource as a client, but not much in the way of building a proper controller [...]
Josh Knowles and I were bored this afternoon and so we thew together a little camping app so that the next some someone asks for the world, you can send them a pony! Please check out http://canihaveapony.com! More powerful pony features are coming soon!
Josh Knowles and I hacked together a teaser page for an idea that Josh, Derek, and I talked about some 6 months ago. We will be working on putting together a great resource to help people keep up with the frantic pace of Ruby on Rails especially as it approaches 2.0. Please visit [...]
A couple of us from Integrum were talking today about community, technology, and programming languages. Someone had mentioned the fact that they didn’t like the fact that we were betting it all on Ruby on Rails. When we started Integrum, we began as a general consulting shop offering lots of services in lots [...]
I’m here at the Silicon Valley Ruby Conference.
I am really excited to be here (I don’t get out much) because of the excellent speakers they have managed to sign up. I am also excited to meet and greet some of the greatest minds in the ruby community.
More details to come.
I did a lightning talk at MountainWest RubyConf 2007 covering how we use capistrano at Integrum to manage ssh keys for some of our Xen servers. Please note that this works for a single user sharing multiple keys. Here is how it’s done.
Create your directories:
Now the recipe.
role :app, [...]
Tomorrow night I leave for Mountain West Ruby. I can’t wait to meet some of the southwest’s greatest Ruby and Rails gurus. I’ll try not to be too much of a fanboy.