Rubygems now features ‘Skip this gem’ in installation

Ruby’s code-distribution mechanism Rubygems is being released in a new version real soon, and some small useful features are already in the RCs. Like “Skip this gem”, which makes it possible to skip a single update, but continue with the rest of the set of updates for your gems. Here is a demonstration of just […]

Copenhagen.rb meeting notes

Update: photos by Pelle. Syndication with AtomPub, APP and GData… and Rails Olle Jonsson “explores” some things you would want to do with Atom… and how Rails enables you to do it. Update: My somewhat confused slides now available (PDF). DHH on ActiveResource …and then I got lucky, and David was able to give us […]

Calling an XML-RPC method (PHP, Ruby)

Calling web services. Great fun when it works. Thanks to XML-RPC’s simplicity, it’s quite easy to cobble together a working client. Here is me using the Technorati “ping” service, which tells them about the Copenhagen Ruby Brigade’s weblog being updated. And then, prints the result. My PHP take on this looks klutzy. But the request […]