23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

Topic

Mike Gunderloy

  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 7 hours ago.
Email

Ruby Tips Part 5 - Various odds and ends that might come in handy in your code.

Ruby Security Have You Not! - A view based on scanning Gemfiles.

rails-fed-chef - Chef recipes for setting up a rails stack.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 1 day ago.
Email

Consul - New service discovery and configuration tool from Hashicorp (the folks behind Vagrant and other tools).

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 2 days ago.
Email

Learn Version Control with Git - "A step-by-step course for the complete beginner" from the folks behind the Tower git client.

minicron - Combination of web UI and alerting engine for cron.

various - Configuration layer for the new Acton Pack variants that Rails recently introduced.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 6 days ago.
Email

This Week in Rails - Weekly newsletter tracking the progress of the Rails source code.

xkpasswd - Online secure password generator that uses the algorithm popularized by xkcd.

Invoicing - Ruby gem that tries to capture the process of producing printed invoices.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 7 days ago.
Email

Github Cheat Sheet - All sorts of tips and tricks for using Git and GitHub, along with links to more resources.

A Quick Guide to Sublime Text - Various bits of useful information.

3 Features from Rails 4.1 that I'm excited about - Secrets.yml, Action Pack Variants, and cookie serialization get the nod here.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 8 days ago.
Email

Learn CSS Layout - An online tutorial.

Ruby's OptionParser Is All You Need - Using the built-in code instead of a gem when you need to build command line apps.

Localtunnel - Another choice for sharing services on your dev box with the world.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 9 days ago.
Email

Introducing Hound - Service to automatically nag you about Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub commits.

Heartbleed should bleed X.509 to death - Great rant about the state of internet security, though I don't believe the web of trust approach is workable either.

Surviving APIs with Rails - New course from Codeschool.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 12 days ago.
Email

NGINX and the Heartbleed Vulnerability - More mitigation information.

Introducing BeepManager - Pingdom has brought a new set of incident management tools online.

The Fifth Ruby Survey: 2014 - Your chance to contribute to our joint understanding of the ruby community's tools.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 13 days ago.
Email

Ruby 2.1 Garbage Collection: ready for production - A look at the internals of ruby GC, some of the cases where it fails, and what you can do about it.

How to Build a Ruby Gem With Bundler, Test-Driven Development, Travis CI And Coveralls, Oh My! - A good walkthrough of the current state of gem building.

Heartbleed Test - Find out whether a server is vulnerable to the recent devastating OpenSSL bug.

afreshcup.com Read
  Source Favicon
By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 14 days ago.
Email

Rails 4.1.0: Spring, Variants, Enums, Mailer previews, secrets.yml - Yep, it's released. More than the particular features, I most like the smooth upgrade from 4.0 and the new determination to put out regular, solid releases.

Superhero.js - Resources for maintaining a large Javascript codebase.

RegExr 2.0 - Online tool for working with regular expressions.

afreshcup.com Read