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Ruby on rails favorite topic --- Scalability - Preview not available Steve R Apr 23, 2008 8:03 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ruby on Rails Position - Nick, Get permission from the guy who runs this meetup before doing stuff like this in future, please. Regards, f On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Nick < Fred S. Apr 22, 2008 2:09 PM
Ruby on Rails Position - Hi Everyone, If anyone is interested in a mostly all offsite, flexible time contract Ruby on Rails position with a company located in Palo Alto please contact me. I know some might not like these job postings but there are plenty of developer Nick Apr 22, 2008 11:47 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Jon Seidel wrote: > The new (2.0.2) apps was a pilot error... > > Turns out that I had at one time hardwired my Rails gem version in the > environment variables, when I was doing some testing. Re Chad W. Apr 21, 2008 10:27 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - The new (2.0.2) apps was a pilot error... Turns out that I had at one time hardwired my Rails gem version in the environment variables, when I was doing some testing. Removed that, and now it works fine. Thanks for all the helpful suggestions... Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 8:37 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - VERY Weird... the old (1.2.6) apps issued the following messages before crashing: ===== ** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins Exiting C:/Dev/InstantRails/ruby/lib/r­uby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/cus­tom_require.rb:2 7:in `gem_original_require': no Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 8:22 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - Old app is set to 1.2.6 New app is set to 2.0.2 ...jon -- -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Alex Wayne Sent: Monday, April 21,[masked]:38 PM To: [address removed] Subject: Re: [rub Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 7:57 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - Is it set to 1.2.6? Also freezing rails make it so that you donybhave to depend on gems at all. Do some googling for "rake freeze:gems" and "rake freeze:edge". This will put the right version of rails right in your app, completely removing the Alex W. Apr 21, 2008 7:37 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - RAILS_GEM_VERSION is properly set in both environment.rb files... -- -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Chad Woolley Sent: Monday, April 21,[masked]:28 PM To: [address removed] Subject Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 7:15 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Jon Seidel wrote: > Actually changed nothing! Just installed rails 2.x, updated rubygems, and > then tried to start things up. Then that may be your problem :) You need to ensure the correct ver Chad W. Apr 21, 2008 6:27 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - Actually changed nothing! Just installed rails 2.x, updated rubygems, and then tried to start things up. -- -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Chad Woolley Sent: Monday, April 21, 2 Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 6:09 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 5:58 PM, Jon Seidel wrote: > 2.x crashes as follows. It seems to be trying to get to the 1.2.6 app, even > though the environment .rb is properly set. Can you describe exactly what you've set/changed in e Chad W. Apr 21, 2008 6:06 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - Well... What I feared would happen, did... I installed the rails 2.0.2 gem. It required that I update to rubygems 0.9.4 from 0.9.2 which I did. I created a new rails 2 application. Now neither my new 2.x app runs nor my old 1.2.6 apps!!! 2.x cr Jon S. Apr 21, 2008 5:58 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Jon Seidel wrote: > I'm running InstantRails on a windows box (Rails 1.2.6). I'm considering > installing Rails 2.x for some testing I need to do (OpenLaszlo requires > Rails 2.0) but I need to keep Chad W. Apr 17, 2008 5:28 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - You should be able to simply freeze rails into yo Alex W. Apr 17, 2008 2:08 PM
Ruby on Rails Contract Position - Nick Apr 17, 2008 10:07 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - ��� Jon S. Apr 17, 2008 7:53 AM
Rails 1.2.6 and 2.x co-existing on a Windows box? - ��� BODY { Jon S. Apr 17, 2008 7:50 AM
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Re: [ruby-81] Remote connection information... - Preview not available William S. Apr 15, 2008 6:14 PM
Remote connection information... - Jon S. Apr 15, 2008 6:09 PM
Remote presentation viewing... - Jon S. Apr 14, 2008 9:59 PM
Re: [ruby-81] I could use a little help with some BDD / rpspec concepts. - On Mar 31, 2008, at 9:05 AM, elmo wrote: William S. Mar 31, 2008 1:11 PM
Re: [ruby-81] I could use a little help with some BDD / rpspec concepts. - William, Thank you for your detailed reply. ?I'd be curious to know what r Elliott B. Mar 31, 2008 9:05 AM
Re: [ruby-81] I could use a little help with some BDD / rpspec concepts. - On Mar 29, 2008, at 4:45 PM, elmo wrote: William S. Mar 29, 2008 11:00 PM
I could use a little help with some BDD / rpspec concepts. - Elliott B. Mar 29, 2008 4:45 PM
Job: RoR Testing and/or UI Wizards (Redwood City) - We're looking for a couple of RoR programmers to join our web development team in Redwood City. We'd particularly like to find folks with UI (Ajax, CSS, JavaScript, UI design, etc.) and/or testing chops. However, any solid RoR developers are quite w Rich M. Mar 27, 2008 10:40 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Getting rspec to work on windows... - Jon S. Mar 27, 2008 1:22 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Getting rspec to work on windows... - On Mar 27, 2008, at 12:34 PM, Jon Seidel wrote: William S. Mar 27, 2008 12:41 PM
Getting rspec to work on windows... - Folks... I'm trying to get Rspec to work on my windoze box and there are some strange happe Jon S. Mar 27, 2008 12:33 PM
Request For Member Presenters April 15th Meetup - Hi Everyone, This month's meeting will consist of "nuts and bolts" code-oriented presentations BY OUR MEMBERS, and lots of discussion. WE ARE ASKING MEMBERS to do lightning (short ~5-10 minute, code-oriented) presentations on: allan m. Mar 27, 2008 11:56 AM
resource_controller plugin - Hi guys, For those of you learning or using Ruby on Rails, here are my notes on Fabio Akita's screencast tutorial for James Golick's resource_controller plugin. I find it to be useful to be able to refer to a written document quickly instead of h David B. Mar 23, 2008 9:58 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Generators in reverse - Paul... Do you want to look in ARGV[] and see what parameters are passed to you? It seems that ARGv[0] would be 'generate' or 'destroy' depending on how it was called? ...jon -- -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto: Jon S. Mar 21, 2008 3:09 PM
Generators in reverse - Hello all, I'm working on some generators and I've created some methods in my generator classes that modify files. This works great as when I'm generating but when I call script/destroy it still does the generate action of course. So my qu Paul R. Mar 21, 2008 2:03 PM
git notes from peepcode.com - Hi guys, I just thought I would share with you my notes from watching the git screencast. It's a new piece of source control software that I plan to start using instead of SVN. I don't plan to use it for office projects, but most likely I'll be us David B. Mar 21, 2008 12:24 PM
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East Bay Ruby Presentation & Invite to Participate in OpenSocial Hackathon Series(Second Life Arch. Case Study & Why Amazon really Failed!!! ) - Hello I am very interested in receiving your Presentation you did last night http://ruby.meetup.com/81/cale­ndar/7487188/ & discuss(either call me today cell 5 A. Karriem A. Mar 19, 2008 2:08 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available Jon S. Mar 18, 2008 7:10 PM
Remote presentation PRESENTATION INFORMATION... - Jon S. Mar 18, 2008 6:30 PM
Remote presentation AUDIO INFORMATION CORRECTION - Jon S. Mar 18, 2008 6:26 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available A. Karriem A. Mar 18, 2008 6:10 PM
Remote presentation AUDIO INFORMATION - Jon S. Mar 18, 2008 6:08 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - I find the best groups have a mix of vendor exposition & developer driven discussions & Coding hands-on w/ expositions see the http://www.svwebbuilder.com for Opensocial Hackathon schedule as a A. Karriem A. Mar 18, 2008 1:35 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Is the meetup tonight going to be focussed solely on Jruby? I stopped coming to the meetups because of both the move from Dabble and because I felt that multi hour presentations on things like Flex or Jruby or Oracle.* weren't really serving the major Billy Mar 18, 2008 11:58 AM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Could I ask a favor of everyone? Please take the extra effort not to send your message to the entire list, if you are communicating with just one person. Dave B. Mar 17, 2008 10:13 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available William S. Mar 17, 2008 9:20 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available Adam B. Mar 17, 2008 7:09 PM
RE: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Jon S. Mar 17, 2008 6:04 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available William S. Mar 17, 2008 5:17 PM
RE: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Jon S. Mar 17, 2008 5:11 PM
Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - On Mar 17, 2008, at 3:45 PM, ak2consulting wrote: > send me the hookup hookup? Cheers, - Will William S. Mar 17, 2008 5:05 PM
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Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available A. Karriem A. Mar 17, 2008 3:45 PM
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Re: [ruby-81] View presentation remotely... - Preview not available Raphael K. Mar 17, 2008 2:52 PM
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View presentation remotely... - Jon S. Mar 17, 2008 2:41 PM
RE: [ruby-81] March meetup... - Jon S. Mar 10, 2008 1:39 PM
Re: [ruby-81] March meetup... - On Mar 10, 2008, at 10:31 AM, Jon Seidel wrote: William S. Mar 10, 2008 11:27 AM
Re: [ruby-81] March meetup... - On Mar 7, 2008, at 11:56 PM, ak2consulting wrote: > How about a ruby installfest & bug & code clinic I've just booked the March meetup. This sounds like a very good idea. Can you give me some details and lets see if we can book for April. Ch William S. Mar 10, 2008 11:27 AM
Meeting details changed: March 2008 East Bay Ruby Meetup - This month we have Rich Manalang from Oracle speaking about using JRuby as possibly the best choice for deploying Rails applications. For more details, see the full listing: http://ruby.meetup.com/81/c William S. Mar 10, 2008 11:24 AM
RE: [ruby-81] March meetup... - Jon S. Mar 10, 2008 10:31 AM
Re: [ruby-81] March meetup... - How about a ruby installfest & bug & code clinic On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 3:33 PM, William Sobel < [address removed] > wrote: A. Karriem A. Mar 7, 2008 3:41 PM
March meetup... - Hey everyone, I've been somewhat remiss at scheduling the March meetup since I've been minimally functional with the flu. Please step forward if you have something you would like to share with the community. Thanks a lot, - Will William S. Mar 7, 2008 3:33 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Acts As Community - a new site for developers - Re: [ruby-81] Acts As Community - a new site for developers Very cool stuff Pradeep. Someone started somethi James A. Mar 5, 2008 3:11 PM
Acts As Community - a new site for developers - Hello everyone, I'm a new member of East Bay RUG, and really enjoyed the February meeting (the only one I've attended so far). user 6. Mar 5, 2008 2:47 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - On Mar 4, 2008, at 9:03 PM, Loqi wrote: > The motivation for comparing the data is to avoid writing to the DB > unless the user actually changed something. Line 3 above calls > update_attributes, which (I think) includes a write to the DB. Lin William S. Mar 4, 2008 9:32 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - Oops, I just noticed I'm still a bit confused with this controller code from William: 01 def update 02 @product = Product.find(params[:id]) 03 @product.update_attributes(par­ams[:product]) 04 if !@product.changed? 05 flash[:notice] = "Yo Loqi Mar 4, 2008 9:03 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - I forgot that all my persistent data must be written to sessions. How could I forget that HTTP is stateless? Those automatic hooks like after_find seem super useful. I need to remember them. And how un-Ruby of me to use =={} instead of .empty? . I'l Loqi Mar 4, 2008 8:04 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - Thanks, James, and everyone else for your feedback. And yes, AFAIK, the C version of the MySQL adaptor is just faster. Cheers...jon -- -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of james ash Se Jon S. Mar 4, 2008 3:38 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - I would refactor the code and have it reside in the model, not in the controller. You can cre William S. Mar 4, 2008 2:00 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - >I would suggest not creating a separate object, but after you find >the object, dup the @attributes and save them as something called >for example @original_attributes. Before you save the object, >iterate and diff the two hashes. This will avoid h Loqi Mar 4, 2008 1:36 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - On Mar 4, 2008, at 11:06 AM, Loqi wrote: > This seems like something that should be trivial, but I'm not > satisfied with any of the solutions I've tried. > > I want to read an Active Record model into two identical memory > objects, allowing William S. Mar 4, 2008 1:18 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - >They're only editing @model.attributes, really, so just .dup the >hashes and use Hash#diff recursively. No? Thanks, Ian. I somehow missed that stuff in my studies. Does this code look right to you? It's adapted from the Depot example of the Agil Loqi Mar 4, 2008 1:15 PM
Re: [ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - They're only editing @model.attributes, really, so just .dup the hashes and use Hash#diff recursively. No? On 3/4/08, Loqi wrote: > This seems like something that should be trivial, but I'm not > satisfied with any of the solution user 5. Mar 4, 2008 11:20 AM
[ruby-81] copying and comparing model objects - This seems like something that should be trivial, but I'm not satisfied with any of the solutions I've tried. I want to read an Active Record model into two identical memory objects, allowing the user to edit one of them. Then when it comes time Loqi Mar 4, 2008 11:05 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - On 3/1/08 9:32 AM, Jon Seidel wrote: > Ummm... if I knew how to do threading or asynch processing (I'm guessing > that you're not talking about simple Ajax calls...right?), I would > definitely avoid them :-) Heh. You're right -- I was talking abo Jim M. Mar 1, 2008 3:18 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - Here are couple of examples about how to work with multiple databases for when you need it: http://www.elctech.com/2007/3/­8/using-and-testing-rails-with­-multiple-databa ses http://www.elctech.com/2007/5/­30/using-and-testing-multiple-­databases-in-r James A. Mar 1, 2008 9:39 AM
RE: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - Ummm... if I knew how to do threading or asynch processing (I'm guessing that you're not talking about simple Ajax calls...right?), I would definitely avoid them :-) Thanks for all the great feedback! ...jon -- -----Original Message----- Jon S. Mar 1, 2008 9:32 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - My guess is that its slow in comparison to the C based library. -Alex Alex W. Feb 29, 2008 7:14 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - WARNING: You're using the Ruby-based MySQL library that ships with Rails. This library is not suited for production. Please install the C-based MySQL Bess H. Feb 29, 2008 11:01 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Dual-application access to a MySQL database... - Preview not available Jim M. Feb 29, 2008 10:04 AM
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Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - Everybody's right about "go where the interest leads" AND about "learn the foundations". I say try to find a way to do both at the same time. Spend most of the time having fun, making cool stuff that's relevant to your life. But whenever something f Loqi Feb 26, 2008 6:46 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - There is also GreenFoot.org: http://www.greenfoot.org/ Chad W. Feb 26, 2008 12:17 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - I recommend Scratch (scratch.mit.edu) and Alice (www.alice.org). I use these environments with beginners, and then go to Python or Ruby. Dave B. Feb 26, 2008 10:41 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - I agree with James that it's more about keeping the interest up for your son rather than learning proper CS. Whatever language he picks, when he ends up searching the web for information, he'll inevitably hit resources for better things. It'd also be Jerry C. Feb 26, 2008 9:14 AM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - Wow! Great suggestions and philosophical explanations! Thanks everyone! He's already breezed through the tryruby.hobix demo, and said "wow, this is fun!" Given his personality, I just have never figured out why he *wasn't* c Jessica M. Feb 26, 2008 8:00 AM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - Hey Raphael! Nice to see you on Ruby lists! I'll also throw in my 2c. How about try something like this: http://hacketyhack.net/get/ Hackety teaches Ruby to novices. It was created by the most wonderful 'why the lucky stiff'. Dean On Mo user 3. Feb 25, 2008 7:02 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - > My 15 y/o son wants to learn Ruby, Rails. He doesn't program at all. > Great at math/science, though. Visually oriented. Any suggestions on ways for him to start? Yes, I've taught programmin Joel Parker H. Feb 25, 2008 6:57 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - It depends on what your son's interest is. Assuming he's looking to do more than dabble briefly, and envisions programming as a potential college major or career pursuit: Rails isn't best approached as a beginner topic. Work Carina C. Z. Feb 25, 2008 6:40 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - _whytheluckystiff has a short and sweet little ruby tutorial here: http://tryruby.hobix.com/ user 6. Feb 25, 2008 6:36 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Jessica Margolin wrote: > My 15 y/o son wants to learn Ruby, Rails. > He doesn't program at all. Great at math/science, though. Visually > oriented. > > Any suggestions on ways for him to start? Chad W. Feb 25, 2008 6:35 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - It could really go either way, but I will say that had I learned basic Assembly before I cracked open K&R2 at age 14, I wouldn't have spent weeks figuring out pointers, and I would have had a better understanding of low level programming operation Billy Feb 25, 2008 5:52 PM
Re: [ruby-81] - tips for teen ultra-novice beginners - Agree with Raphael 100%. Having personally coded in languages including Basic, Pascal, C, C++, Java, Python and Ruby, I dont really see a reason for him to start off with a difficult language like C++. The beauty of RoR is seeing things work fast, a Gautam S. Feb 25, 2008 5:38 PM

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