I sure am glad I went to the Bmore on Rails hack night yesterday. I got some invaluable help from Paul Barry hacking together a working template handler for mustache in Rails 3.
At RailsConf, Jeremy McAnally noted that no one had built a new-style Rails generator for the mustache template system. So I’m giving it a try. You can see my progress so far on github. I’ve forked the rails3-generator project started by José Valim and carried on by several contributors, and I’ve added just a little […]
Giles is right. As usual. In my recent post, I included a passage from Giles’ blog that I disagreed with. Except… Giles didn’t author that passage, Seth Godin did. Giles was just quoting it. I’m sorry, Giles. I’m correcting my post now. Nothing stings quite like announcing your own brilliant close reading and then discovering […]
I read an interesting article by Dave Fayram (kirindave) contrasting monkeypatching in Ruby with protocol extension in Clojure. The article compares two of my favorite languages, but I think it was unfortunate to present monkeypatching as the main way to “associate behavior and data in a flexible way.” In fact, Ruby has a number of […]
Correction As explained elsewhere, I committed a journalistic sin in this post by attributing a passage of text to Giles Bowkett when he was just quoting it. I’ve made changes to this post to correct that. I’m going to do something different (for me). I’m going to post about someone else’s blog post (mostly). Giles […]
The mojitos have been drunk, the neglected lawn work is mostly completed — Memorial Day is over, and now our de facto summer in the United States begins. I’m writing this post more for myself than for you, generous reader. I hope you forgive my brief use of the weblog’s confessional mode. I need to […]