19 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Installer will now automatically install and enable TokuDB engine on new installations.

More information on how to install and use TokuDB can be found in the documentation. This feature is currently considered BETA quality.

Release notes for Percona Server 5.6.16-64.2 with TokuDB storage engine are available in our online documentation . We did our best to eliminate bugs and problems during the testing this release, but this is a software, so bugs are expected. …

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By Paar of MySQL Performance Blog 1 year ago.
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Start Fedora ARM Installer (in Windows make sure to right-click the exe and "Run as administrator").

Select the image file (about 1.8GB . img file) and select the destination drive to write the image to. Make sure you selected the right drive and click "Install".

The image gets written to a 2Gb partition on the card. If you have a larger card, you can add another partition later.

Software eject the SD card using your OS'es software eject system (to prevent …

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By Luis Lavena of Engine Yard Developer Blog over 1 year ago.
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…5 years since RubyInstaller was created to replace One-Click Installer. Counting only the last two years, RubyInstaller's binary packages have been downloaded more than 2 million times.

Also over this time, the Ruby community has become more aware of how important diversity and better support for platforms is. Day by day and release by release, Ruby is moving away from what was once a nightmare getting it to run on Windows and is becoming a better citizen (and a faster …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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…this walkthrough is for you. In it, I'll cover the process of using the Windows Installer for Ubuntu Desktop , also known as Wubi (short for " Windows UBuntu Installer"). With it, you can install Ubuntu Linux on your Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 machine simply, without having to fool around with disk partitioning software or doing anything more complicated than making a couple of selections in an installer program.

Using Windows Installer for Ubuntu…

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By wycats of Katz Got Your Tongue? almost 2 years ago.
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…between rvm2, Tokaido, and the Unix Rails Installer. The majority of the work I have done so far has been in researching how to properly build a portable Ruby, and working with Michal to build the solution in terms of the sm framework. The rest of this blog post discusses the results of that research, for those interested.

The discussion in this blog post is specific to Mac OSX.

Portable Build

The hardest technical part of the project is creating a portable binary build of …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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Rails One Click: Another Simple Rails Installer for OS X

I've mentioned both Rails.app and Railcar in recent issues, but Rails One Click is another entry to the ' Rails installer for OS X' melee. It's a complete installer with a nice design and well suited to beginners. It focuses on installing only the minimum required to get started building a Rails app.

JavaScript Weekly: Like Ruby Weekly But.. for JavaScript!

I've spoken …

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By Assaf of Labnotes 2 years ago.
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For reference The Hacker Shelf is a community-curated collection of free books for the intellectually curious. Lots of good stuff there.

Innovative Inventing on Principle . This is one of those presentations you just have to watch.

X-Bloat OSX GCC Installer is now official . If you didn't get the chance to download all 4GB of XCode, you can get just the toolchain here .

Manly Unix and Node: how to add man pages for your module . …

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By drbrain of Segment7 over 2 years ago.
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Gem:: Builder.build is Gem:: Package.build since Gem::Format, Gem::Builder and Gem::Package are getting merged into one convenient class that deals with reading and writing gem files for RubyGems 2.0. This means there will only be one place to look for the API of messing with packages and it reduces the implementation of Gem:: Installer a bit.

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By Bryan McLellan of Chef Blog over 2 years ago.
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Chef this year, which also included our release of an Chef Client Installer for Windows . There are members of the community already deploying this installer using group policy and teaming it with Windows Deployment Services ( WDS) to enable bootstrapping bare-metal into fully functional servers. This pattern prevents traditional dusty and broken build documents for meat-cloud built servers as well as golden-images with an uncertain past.

Opscode Hosted Chef experienced …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 2 years ago.
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GCC Installer for OS X (Without Xcode)

Gotten sick of needing to install Xcode when setting up RVM or just compiling Ruby on a new Mac? The osx-gcc-installer project can help you skip the pain by just giving you gcc in one hit.

High Voltage! Using Rails 3.1 for Static Sites

Nick Quaranto of Thoughtbot wanted to use Rails 3.1 in deploying a static site to take advantage of Rails' features and asset packaging. In this post, he demonstrates using …

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