Let me introduce you
Suchtube, Youtube search as a service.
The past week I mounted a DB backup system, for a couple of Ruby web apps (Rails and Sinatra), using the Backup gem. I found the process pretty straightforward, so I decided to share my experience.
Ruby, like most programming languages, has a set of reserved identifiers, keywords:
We’re all agree that it is very useful (and necessary) to know how our application is performing in production (detect bottlenecks, generate statistics, measure metrics, etc).
Custom and simple implementation of
timeago date filter. Main features:
Ruby on Rails is a great framework with a lot of built-in options and customizations, specially regarding the data/models layer (Active Record). One of them is the ability to collect instances of a particular class using a
default_scope. Very useful to collect “scoped” data by default, but pulling objects via associations is also affected, leading sometimes to weird behavior (think in “soft deletes”).
For a long time I wanted to have a personal site and blog. One day surfing on the Internet I found
Jekyll and offers me everything that I need in a simple and easy way: static pages generator (html, js and css), blogging system (posts, categories, etc), generate content using Markdown, templates and layouts engine, GitHub Pages integration, customization and a lot of other interesting stuff. And it’s written in Ruby, one of my favourite languages.