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In part 1 webuilt a very simple rack application that responded with Hello World no matterwhat path you requested. In part 2 we're going to add a router that handles routingrequest based on user configuration. We'll go ahead and start fresh since...

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$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa$ sudo apt-get update

Next:Create a new doc and save as

 version="$(wget -q -O - | egrep -m1 -o '\"[0-9](\.[0-9])+' |...
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It's been two months since a linkdump. I am shamed. Working on it. This will inevitably be huge.


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Just a quick note for those interested in trying out the new Ruby 2.1 Preview 1.When using rvm simply type:

rvm install ruby-2.1.0-preview1

It's that simple. After installing you can this to use it:

rvm use ruby-2.1.0-preview1

For a list of new...

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I've got another minor release ready for everyone using Ubuntu 13.10. The apache2-mpm-prefork and apache2-prefork-devpackages were causing some problems when installing in Ubuntu 13.10, so I've simply fixed that byreplacing them with the apache2...

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We got our Oculus Rift. Guys, this thing is so unbelievably cool. If you're from around town, plan to come check out the Oculus Rift in person some time and you won't be disappointed...

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Yup, missed a few of these. Feels good to be writing one up again.


So, on to the links then.

  • conductor.js is a framework for creating sandboxed, embeddable js apps. It's a piece Tony Arcieri intends to use for cryptosphere, that's how I learned of...
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I've been working a lot with ActiveAdmin and wanted to show an example I found that displays neat ways to customize the interface without ever having to create your own forms. Sometimes creating the form page manually is the best way to go, but...

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Weekly linkdump hits at the appropriate time again! Huzzah! I'm 2 for 2!


  • corner_stones are "capybara building blocks for acceptance tests." They aim to help you make acceptance tests be OO. We did this on the work we did for the USPTO (rolled our...
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