…misremembered the date of a partial outage. In connection with the Ruby on Rails January of Fun (TM), I applied a series of security patches at 3 AM in the morning Japan time, and in the process managed to cause a partial outage to the service for several hours before realizing my mistake and fixing it. This luckily did not severely impact any customers.)
At the same time, AR is not yet where I'd like it to be. We're mostly covered on system-level issues, but we still have …
…Advanced Upstream Cookbook Modification, a/k/a using the Resource Collection for Fun and Profit
You can also use wrapper cookbooks to manipulate Resource Collection . Put simply, the resource collection is the ordered list of resources, from the recipes in your expanded run list, that are to be run on a node. You can manipulate attributes of the resources in the resource collection. One common use case for this is to change the template used by an upstream cookbook …'s
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§ shame.css :
The idea of shame.css is that you have a totally new stylesheet reserved just for your hacky code. The code you have to write to get the release out on time, but the code that makes you ashamed.
is an outlook for software development, not any specific technical development in software. It is an ideal to reach …
Over on my personal blog, The Adventures of Accordion Guy in the 21st Century , I've posted a layperson-friendly article titled How to Mine Bitcoins for Fun and (Probably Very . It provides a description of what ) Profit are and how they're mined that should be comprehensible by non-techies, some easy-peasy instructions for turning any old machine into a mining rig, and a quick guide to figuring out how much (or how little) money you'll make on your mining venture.
…will be one of the runners participating in the PyCon 5K . Last year, the race raised almost $ 6,000 for charity. So don't forget to wake up early on Saturday, March 16 to support this great event. Fun Run
…The Clymb ) - Asynchronous Programming for Fun and Profit(
*( ) - Real Time Salami
* Sarah Mei ( Pivotal Labs) - Theof Good Design
* Tom Lee ( *cough*) - Prototypes with Ruby &
The common theme of the conference was that the Ruby community is experiencing growing pains. The number of talks focusing on scaling, concurrency, …
Insomnia, thy name is poison ivy.
Rails, callbacks, workers, and the race you never expected to lose - Fun, after_save callbacks can execute before the record is actually saved.
cdnjs - maintained by with a bunch of the less popular libraries.
DumbDelegator - Alternative to the standard delegate library that does a more thorough job of proxying things.
Even More Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets - The changes in 3.2.
Building An for Fun With Grape
Grape is an API-oriented Rack-based microframework for buildingaccessible APIs. It's been around a while but this post gives a quick introduction.
Tell, 't Ask (with Ruby Objects)
Bad for your relationships but good object oriented programming advice.shows off some quick before and after examples of telling your objects what to do rather …
Classic books: Bible, , Fun with , in , Wuthering Heights, , All about Coffee
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Twitter (not functioning)
Web 2.0 company …
End of another week, yay.
Freelance - life in one three-panel cartoon.
CapHub - Separate your application code from your deployment code.
Gemfile trick for github repositories - if it's really a "trick", but has a built-in shortcut to include code from to your project.
jQuery Knob demo - Fun little bit of experimentation.
js2coffee - your code into . Could be a useful learning tool.