Category: Programming

To install SuiteCRM, you have many options,but two of those are to go with a bitnami account, or simply to self-host. I am choosing the hard way, because what is a SaaS implementation without a little bit of pain? Furthermore, …

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While working on a little school project I found that at some point I would have to do some HTML parsing. having heard of why I went, then, to Hpricot page and started working with it. Not a good decision, …

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Trying to get Ruby and Rails to work in Vista64 turned to be an exercise in masochism: All the wikis, blogs, fora and others re contradicting one another, based on what worked in one system and extrapolating to other situations. …

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Real World Haskell has five more chapters. Haskell came to my attention after reading all the reddit posts about it. Time to give it a try.

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While working on some web app implementation (from the sidelines, really), I was reminded of the complexities of the MVC model: Model-View-Controller is the concept introduced by Smalltalk’s inventors (TrygveReenskaug and others) of encapsulating some data together with its processing …

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A fractal benchmark, for those considering the total switch to ruby: is this accurate?

Cedric is pessimistic regarding Ruby and its mainstream acceptance: Why Ruby on Rails won’t become mainstream Interestingly, they might even be right. But by then, it won’t matter because despite its technical excellence, Ruby on Rails will still be a …

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Ruby fast Justin Gehtlan has some interesting numbers from a ruby app at Some Numbers at Last, with the sweetest conclusion: Rails can be very fast… On the other hand, I am going to spend more of my time trying …

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In reality, the Iron Monkey has it right when he advises people on how to be good, whether coders or rock stars: learn what others have been doing well, and learn to do it like that. Of course, it also …

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