Update 2012: This material was written in 2006. Now, many years later, it still poisons the search engines with its presence. If you want to use Ruby and a package manager on OS X, you should use RVM and Homebrew. I will leave this page here as a warning to you, dear reader. Do not […]
Jonas says Kiva Works, and his first loan just got paid back. Great! (Previously, I introduced Kiva here at the blog.)
Using irb with your Ruby? Yeah, I thought so. If you want syntax coloring, ri inside irb and a shorter prompt, get Wirble: sudo gem install wirble And add an .irbrc file to your home directory, following Wirble’s advice on what to put there. Oh, and when you have one of those, you could add […]
“Wired är Kampratposten för såna som du.” sa Joc. Tack!
A while ago me and my wife created a simple Dashboard widget that displayed our current amount of bonus accrued at the foodstore “club” we’re in. Since the website was just using a form which accepted member ID and PIN code, and the only thing you could do with the club website was enter see […]
On **17 november** at 17:00 [BarCamp Copenhagen](http://barcamp.org/BarCampCopenhagen) begins. What’s that? Let me quote [barcamp.org](http://barcamp.org/): > BarCamp is an “ad-hoc” gathering born from the desire of people to share and learn in an open environment. The activity is very simple: > every person participating has to fill in a slot of 3 minutes for a presentation, […]
When Obie F. was in town, he ended his talk by showing a final, extra-special productivity-boosting developer tool: Selenium on Rails. As it happens, it is our own Jonas “Danger Bay” Bengtsson who created that Rails plugin, on top of the ingenious Selenium testing software. Jonas’ own screencast is a little dated, but it shows […]
libsgml.zip is the libsgml library with a slightly modified build sequence, to accomodate the Mac OS X need for .dylib instead of .so files. I learnt a bit on making Makefile.in and configure.in do my bidding, but don’t do this with your spare time. Try and download this file instead. get the fixed libsgml, unpack […]
Prunedtree asked the Io channel at Freenode: “How does Io avoid diamonds and cycling when finding methods in protos? Is there code to resolve loops?” Here is the answer.
Just found an old unblogged note from August 27: Today I went for a run in FÃ¦lledparken, with my training buddy, PM. This is a completely new experience for me: sports that I have elected to perform myself. I’m beat! Exhausted. Sweating. We ran from my house to the park, footfalls synchronized. After a couple […]