Igor Alexandrov picks up where Antonio Cangiano left off by benchmarking MRI 1.9.3-p286, MRI 2.0.0-preview1 and2.0.0-rc1. As always with benchmarks, don't read too deeply but it seems Ruby 2.0.0 holds its own so far.
'require is slow in its bookkeeping; can make startup 2.2x faster'
An issue on the official MRI issue tracker that shares a patch which can improve the performance of 'require'. Follows on to the work seen optimizing …
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The 2010 Ruby Implementation Performance Shootout - Antonio Cangiano ran one of his famous (or infamous, some may say!) implementation benchmark shootouts in July 2010. Ruby 1.9.2 took the crown with not far behind. also put in a good showing being just faster, on average, than Ruby .
Microsoft Tires of - Despite hitting 1.0 earlier in the year, IronRuby's allure wore off to ; Jimmy Schementi Jumps Ship …
Mac mini . This major upgrade brings us two different models: a desktop one and a server version (priced at $ 699 and $ 999, respectively).just released a brand new, gorgeous looking
Equipped with aport, the desktop edition of the mini makes for a perfect Home Theater PC. It's small and stylish, and as such is a great fit in your living room. Most of the reviews I've read focus on its use as a highly capable (despite its lack of a drive).
My previous post about a possible intrusion by non-authorized parties on my account has received a lot of attention on , and was even linked to from . There were a lot of questions, concerns, and critics that quickly surfaced, and in this post I'll address most of them. Given the volume of heterogeneous points at hand, I will present this post in an informal FAQ manner.
Image © Sooperkuh .
Did the IP 220.127.116.11 belong to a malicious user?
Antonio Cangiano has written a tutorial on getting a productionstack up and running on .
Caliper is hosted Ruby Metrics from thecrew.
Reflection is designed to keep your development system in sync with your production system's files and database (by dumping). It uses a shared git repository to store these files, which allows you to mirror your production environment without the need of direct access to your production …
Rubyists: _why, Aaron Quint, Adam Keys, Adam Wiggins, Amanda Morin, Andrey Sitnik, Anthony Hsiao, Ashutosh Ambekar, Barry Hess, Blake Mizerany, Carl Lerche, Carlos Gabaldon, Chetan Mittal, Chris Strom, Chris Wanstrath, Devendra Deshmukh, Gautam Rege…
The Gmail team recently introduced a new feature (in the footer) that enables account holders to verify the latest login activities on their account. I routinely check mine and the results are usually boring, reminding me I check my email way too often (and I do so mostly via browser, through my Canadian IP).
An unwelcome surprise
If you don't check yours regularly, you should ( Google Apps doesn't have this feature though). In fact, tonight during a routine check, I discovered …
From the Padrino's site :
is a ruby framework built upon the excellent . Sinatra is a DSL for creating simple web applications in with speed and minimal effort. This framework makes it as fun and easy as possible to code increasingly advanced web applications by expanding upon Sinatra while maintaining the spirit that made it great.
The Ruby community has plenty of web frameworks at this point. Padrino — self-described as …
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the get.adobe.com/air/ .2 runtime. Starting today, you can download and install the new version at
Adobe AIR is rapidly becoming a very viable solution to the desktop cross-platform conundrum. MicroISVs pay attention, this new release includes a native processes, , multi-touch and gesture support, as well as major performance improvements.