They're continuing to refine Merlin, their CMS.
They have thousands of hours of archived videos to upgrade from a variety of older formats.
And like any creative designers, they're always watching for new technologies.
Inventing their own system was a lot of work. Was it worth the effort? Matt thinks so. Based on the sheer volume of users we have, I believe that we are the first site to figure out how to provide a smooth and most importantly scalable video streaming experience …
There are many programming languages out there that can be used for creating web applications and CMS (content management system) such as Ruby on Rails ( RoR), PHP, JAVA, ASP, Python, Perl, and lots more. Here are some reasons to choose Ruby on Rails for your web application.
Development Speed: Ruby on Rails allows features to be developed quickly by freeing programmers from repetitive coding. Ruby on Rails emphasises convention over configuration and adopts agile development …
Ruby on Rails lacks a CMS with the mindshare of, say, WordPress, which is good, because every unpatched Ruby on Rails CMS delivered to a non-technical company to serve as their website or backend to their mobile application will be compromised .
There are many developers who are not presently active on a Ruby on Rails project who nonetheless have a vulnerable Rails application running on localhost:3000. If they do, eventually, their local machine will be compromised . (Any …
…set of "static" HTML pages are handed off to a client for integration with a CMS. Support for Handlebars templates is baked-in, allowing you to keep you layouts, pages and partials separate. Just configure your "watch" task to run the assemble task whenever any layouts, pages or partials are modified. Pages are automatically built to your destination directory. Additionally, external data files can be supplied to templates, making it super easy to render the same information …
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…a Bad Idea. It's complicated, it has edge cases even the designers don't understand, and it appears to be trying to fix a problem that doesn't really bother most.
A Lightweight ' CMS' and Drive
An interesting approach to content management. Let users enter text in aspreadsheet, grab it with Ruby, and use the data to create your content or templates locally.
A 'yield' Every Ruby Developer Should Be Aware of
It's not a true yield gotcha but is something you might trip over nonetheless regarding earlier than expected returns. Luckily, 'ensure' blocks …
Swimming in a sea of interests.
motioncasts - for .
Red Dwarf - Produce a heatmap of people who have starred a repository.
ComfortableMexicanSofa - CMS engine for 3.
Page Layers - app to save web pages as layered or plain .
Box Anemometer - for slow queries, implemented as a application.
Use Unicorn unless you need to run multiple applications on the same host, such as testing environments or shared CMS instances.
Unicorn and Passenger fundamentally differ in how they operate. There are a few similarities, however. Both have a master process that can spawn workers; both fork off workers from the master process; and both run applications in addition to supporting older rails versions. What follows is a summary of the way the two application servers work, their benefits and problems.
I rebuilt the system into a CMS, before I had ever heard of a CMS, and set it up with a clearly-defined workflow, including permissions and an approval process, which gave them the ability to change the root content while depriving them of the ability to change the final output.
This solved the whole problem, because what was really going on was that the earlier, crappier system had enforced a poorly-conceived workflow which made problems inevitable.
This is why college, the institution, …