Posts tagged "ruby"

Using Boxen for automating our development setup

Rafael França shows how Plataformatec manages the development setup using Boxen, a tool created on top of puppet to automate machine setups.

I18n Alchemy – localization and parsing

Today I want to show you a project I’ve started over a year ago, during Mendicant University core skills course. For those who don’t know, Mendicant University is a group of skilled software developers that offer courses, mentoring, and help out the community, started by Gregory Brown, and that nowadays counts with some other awesome … »

Outpost v0.1.0 is released!

Outpost is me, scratching my own itch. For a while now, freelancing or working for others, I work with pretty much all the stack in web development: from front-end development with HTML and CSS up to the system administration. And sometimes, I screw up. Sometimes, stuff go wrong. Maybe that Sphinx isn’t getting indexed or … »

Accented chars in IRB with RVM and ruby 1.8.7

Since moving to Mac, I always find it surprising that the default Mac OS X Ruby and IRB doesn’t allow inputs with accented characters. So, you cannot do name = “George Guimarães” This is annoying for brazilians and anyone who uses non-ASCII characters. The problem is that the default Ruby in Mac OS X isn’t … »

Best Ruby Open Source Test Suites Awards

One of the beauties in the Open Source world is the possibility of reading other people source code and learn new things. However, lately I found out that not only the library code, but the test suite of several open source projects are full lessons for us. In this post, I want to tell you … »

Discovering Rails 3 generators

This weekend during Rails Bugmash I stumbled across some nice posts about Rails 3 generators which motivated me to share them and add some comments! First, David Trasbo wrote a nice guide about how to make your first Rails 3 generator, it covers up all the basic steps including setting it up in a gem. … »