A Fresh Cup is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time Rails developer and contributor, available for long- or short-term consulting, with solid experience in working as part of a distributed team. If you'd like to hire me, drop me a line. I'm also the author of Rails Rescue Handbook and Rails Freelancing Handbook.

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A Fresh Cup

Notes on Rails and other development

Tuesday
Jun102008

Double Shot #227

The big deployment effort on one project is about over, another has gone national, and I'm settling down to write some more code. Some days "routine" is good.
Monday
Jun092008

Double Shot #226

Looking forward to a productive day.

  • Dismantling BrowserPlus - why goes hacking around inside Yahoo's extensions and finds out how to serve Ruby there.

Sunday
Jun082008

Double Shot #225

One of the first RoR sites I contracted on has finally launched. I thought it was cursed forever.
Thursday
Jun052008

Double Shot #224

The internets were not busy yesterday. Or else I was away from my desk too much.
Wednesday
Jun042008

Double Shot #223

It's off to the Red Cross for me again today.

  • Pool Party - Ruby gem to manage load balancing and failover with Amazon EC2 instances.

  • Ylastic - Another AWS management suite, "coming soon."

  • Versions - Subversion client for OS X, now out in beta.