Archive for April, 2008

This week’s report covers changes from 21 Apr 2008 to 27 Apr 2008 (the day the corresponding Rails Envy podcast was recorded). Not much interesting to report this week – there were mostly a bunch of bugfixes and Ruby 1.8.7-compatibility commits. Introduce ActiveResource::Base.timeout and rescuing from Timeout::Error in ActiveResource::Connection These are 2 changes that I’d […]

If you’ve ever used ActiveResource or for that matter, coded anything that involves interacting with a remote API, you’ve probably had the misfortune of having that API go down or become unresponsive. The experienced old geezers would already have forseen the problem and set a timeout on those API calls. For the rest of us, […]

Not much going on this week on edge Rails. It does seem however that we do have a new Rails core member, Joshua Peek. Also, the new Rails’ bug tracker hosted on Lighthouse is ready for use, so be sure to submit your patches and bug reports there. This week’s report covers changes from 14 […]

Command history meme

In: Personal

18 Apr 2008

See this. history | awk ‘{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] ” ” i}}’ | sort -rn | head 4605 cd 3576 svn 2141 ls 1701 ruby 1308 cap2 1066 ss 978 rake 867 sshb 688 rm 635 mate cap2 is just my alias for Capistrano 2 (I use both 1.x and 2.x, since I’m lazy to […]

A slight change this week since Rails has moved to Git – all changesets are now referenced to Github. This week’s report covers changes from 7 Apr 2008 to 13 Apr 2008 (the day the corresponding Rails Envy podcast was recorded). A helpers proxy method for accessing helper methods from outside of views A helpers […]