23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By David Eisinger of Viget.com Blogs 1 month ago.
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…everything that would go out in a new deploy. Or if you're more of a visual learner, here's a gif for great justice:

This approach assumes a very basic development and deployment model, where deploys are happening straight from the same branch that features are being merged into. As projects grow more complex, so must your deployment model . Automatically tagging deploys as we've outlined here breaks down under more complex systems, but the GitHub tag interface continues …

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By Taryn East of Ruby-coloured glasses 5 months ago.
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Load info is a neat website that lets you generate your own loading icon.

The first page has a hypnotising array of load-icons to choose. Click on one and it'll bring up a box that lets you choose the size and colours you want and it'll generate you a customised animated gif you can use.

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…buffer, it is returned, refilled, then enqueued again in a loop until there is no more data to play. The GIF below demonstrates how the audio data flows from the code to the system hardware. The red and green squares represent the empty and full buffers respectively.

Sending the Audio Data

Now that we have some background on how streaming works, let's play a song from our iTunes library. We can use a MPMediaPickerController to allow the user to pick a song to play. We will get …

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 6 months ago.
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Be the animated gif you wish to see in the world.

Honest slogans

"You have to be kidding me" Tow Truck Fail . I too have days like this.

20th century headlines; rewritten to get more clicks :

Avoid Polio with this one weird trick

How to Read a Paper :

This article outlines a practical and efficient three-pass method for reading research papers. I also describe how to use this method to do a literature survey.

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By miraculous1 of mir.aculo.us 9 months ago.
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The "screencast" further down the page is an animated GIF at retina resolution (biggest asset on the page at 386K)

The press logos under the plan selection are using webkit-filter to show them in greyscale (hint: add -webkit-transform: translateZ(0) so this works correctly on retina screens on Safari)

Now, you could use JavaScript for many of these things—swapping out images for retina screens, using hosted web fonts that may require a JavaScript-based loader (and another …

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By miraculous1 of mir.aculo.us 12 months ago.
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PhantomJS returns a GIF to Rails (the call from step 4)

Rails returns the GIF and caches it into a file ( Rails page caching)

Email client or web browser renders the GIF

All this sounds pretty complex, but it's actually implemented in just about a hundred lines of code.

There's a few tricky things you have to deal with when installing Phantom.js on a Linux server, such as adding fonts that may not be part of your default Linux server setup, but it's …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 year ago.
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( Dr. Who Scaling Up the Shard click for cool animated gif )

50 sextillion : # of earth-like planets in universe; 100,000: stars

Quotable Quotes:

@ petdance : "I wish I had enough money to run Oracle instead of Postgres." "Why do you want to do that?" "I don't, I just wish I had enough money to."

@ JBossMike : Java is old. Java…

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On igvita.com over 1 year ago.
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…application/xml;q=0.9, application/xhtml+xml, image/ png, image/webp, image/ jpeg, image/ gif, image/x-xbitmap, */*; q=0.1

Chrome and Safari headers are effectively useless - we accept everything! Firefox and IE aren't doing much better. Opera is the only one explicitly enumerating the supported filetypes, which is the behavior we want, albeit it also adds some unnecessary types at the front. If we want server-driven negotiation to work, then the first task is to get the browsers …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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…Tuesday. Get it at the beta price while you still can.

Konacha - Rails engine that integrates mocha and chai with the asset pipeline for JavaScript testing.

Loader Generator - Generator for gif loading images.

Purr Programming 2.0 - A little cuteness for your Monday morning.

Single page apps in depth - A book of architectural advice.

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