EventMachine has competition

Cool.io is an alternative to EventMachine, albeit one which using Ruby’s own native I/O primitives rather than reinventing them, and does as much as possible in Ruby instead of C,…

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Counters for Partials

Sometimes I like to number rows using a counter when rendering lists of things: <% @products.each_with_index do |product, i| %> <li class=”product_<%= i %>”><%= product.name %></li> <% end %> They…

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SpiderOak Review

Dan Mayer asked about my experience with SpiderOak backup. I realized if I was going to type up my thoughts I might as well post them where others could benefit…

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Do you use a Real Editor?

I’m not going to tell you which editor you should use (Emacs). I’m not trying to feed the editor wars (Emacs 4evar!!!!1!!). I do think that every programmer that cares…

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