18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector



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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.

…Bach and J Allard , both from the Entertainment and Devices division (who brought forth the Xbox) are only contributing to the vision vacuum. I think that this leaves them stuck in their current mode, best described as "Winning business [is] more important than making great products" by Steve Jobs or lacking "technical rigor" near the top, as Mini-Microsoft put it .

Where Microsoft is Doing Well

The article doesn't cast Microsoft…

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On Viget.com Blogs over 2 years ago.

def create_device @ device = Device.find_or_create_by_token!({ :token => token, :description => description, :user_id => user.id }) !@device.nil? end end

I store the created device in an instance variable to handle the last part:

Responding in a Meaningful Way

I can now make the Credential resource responsible for its own response: class Credential def as_json(options = {}) {:api_key => @device.api_key} end end

This handles …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.

Grocer: Send Push Notifications to iOS Devices Through Apple

Sort By Field: Sorting by Fields for Arrays and Enumerable Objects

Mina: Fast Deployment and Server Automation Tool

Mina lets you build and run scripts to manage your app deployments on servers via SSH. Ruby based and framework/project agnostic.

Sidekiq 2.0 Released, Gets Scheduled Jobs

Sidekiq is a simple but efficient background job processor for Ruby (and Rails

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On ZURB almost 2 years ago.

Not All Devices, A Sampling

Around the office we have some 12 different devices that we test our designs on, which we've acquired over the years. Here's a quick rundown of devices we test:

2 Windows phones

4 Android phones

Kindle Fire

Motorola Xoom

2 PCs

Our iPads (with retina display)

Of course, our iPhones as well

A Mac loaded with virtual machine (which has Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and IE 6-7 on Windows XP or Windows 7)

Lots of designers …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.

Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic. These results come from Chitika, an online advertising network, who say that tablet and mobile phone internet usage peak during the evening hours. They also say that iPads account for 95% of tablet-based traffic, while iPhones account for 72% of phone-based web traffic. Android account for 26% of phone-based web traffic, and Windows Phone web traffic is one-third the traffic from BlackBerry phones.

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On ZURB 2 years ago.

Are Comics Thinking About Designing Across All Devices, At Last?

Not really. Marvel is focused solely on dedicated apps for those devices, such as iOS and Android, rather than thinking holistically. What the company is actually planning is the perfect illustration of a digital shortsightedness, reacting to the here and now, ignoring the different phones, tablets, and other web-enabled devices yet to come.

While we think it's great that Marvel is thinking about smartphones …

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By Peter Zaitsev of MySQL Performance Blog over 2 years ago.

Total Devices : 5

Persistence : Superblock is persistent

Update Time : Fri Aug 26 22:11:26 2011

State : active, FAILED, Not Started

Active Devices : 4

Working Devices : 5

Failed Devices : 0

Spare Devices : 1

Layout : left-symmetric

Chunk Size : 64K

Name : 001F33EABA01:2

UUID : 01a26106:50b297a8:1d542f0a:5c9b74c6

Events : 83

Number Major Minor RaidDevice State

0 8 3 0 active sync /dev/sda3

1 8 …

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By jeff of Comments on: blog over 3 years ago.

…, Reviews, Applications, Games, Phones, Devices, Tips, Mods, Videos, Podcasts - Android Police - I guess I'm going to follow this product to launch/order point after all. claims binary hints at countdown to something significant on Dec. 9.

Session fixation vulnerability in Devise | Plataforma Tecnologia Blog - if you're running any version of devise you'll likely want to upgrade to prevent a session fixation vulnerability in all previous versions. …

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By jeff of Comments on: blog almost 4 years ago.
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By Yoshi Maisami of Intridea - Company Blog 4 years ago.

…Mobile Solutions, the application is designed for iPhone and Android Devices, and features the ability to read the latest VOA News Stories and share them through Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail. Users can also keep up-to-date with the VOA PNN 's Twitter feed ( @ voapnn ). Additionally, "the application allows users to anonymously report news accompanied with either an image or video captured directly from their mobile device" says Lim; "enabling …

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