A Fresh Cup
Notes on Rails and other development
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:49AM
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 5:51AM
- Graylog2 0.20.0 - Major update of this log analysis application.
- git log is *so* 2005 - Alias to make for more useful on-screen logging.
- Ruby 1.9.3-p545 is released - And that's the last release, barring security updates. Time to get serious about moving to 2.0.
- If you're salting and hashing your passwords, you're doing it wrong - An argument that you need to depend on trusted code instead of rolling your own.
- Network Link Conditioner - I didn't know there was a utility built in to XCode to allow testing with degraded networks.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:34AM
- Omniref - Searchable documentation for everything ruby.
- Hipster Dev Stack - "A curated directory of artisanal development tools that we used to like before they went mainstream."
- Clearskies - Host-it-yourself protocol for syncing things between computers.
- Ruby 2.1.1 is released - I guess it's really time to get off of 1.9.
- Ruby 2.0.0-p451 is released - Speaking of which, there's a fresh 2.0 bugfix release.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:11AM
- What's Relevant in the Ruby Universe? - Some statistics derived from indexing and cross-referencing every gem.
- Raygun: Generating Rails Apps for the Last Year - Updates on the app generator developed by Carbon Five.
- RSpec 2.99 and 3.0 beta 2 have been released - Big changes in the world of specs.
- TimezoneParser - Gem for parsing human-readable timezone names (in lots of languages) to UTC offsets.
- Salted Password Hashing - Doing it Right - A good read on best practices for password storage with code in a variety of languages.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:36AM
- Cequel - Ruby ORM for Cassandra.
- AdequateRecord Pro: Like ActiveRecord, but more adequate - A preview of some speed improvements coming in Rails 4.2.
- Introducing the Revamped Server UI - At Scout, that is.
- Radiation-hardened Quine - A tour de force of useless ruby.