2008-06-04 00:49:00 UTC

Rubyology 62 - RailsConf 2008 Update

Posted by @ChrisMatthieu


I was lucky enough to attend this year's RailsConf 2008 and met many new friends and listened to many cool new ideas and discussions. Here is a link to the Vertebra solution presented by EngineYard's Ezra - http://brainspl.at/articles/2008/06/02/introducing-vertebra

2008-04-17 20:19:00 UTC

Rubyology 61: Zyps

Posted by @ChrisMatthieu

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Jay McGavren, Phoenix Ruby Programmer Extraordinaire and all around good guy, has developed a super cool game library in Ruby called Zyps. This screencast demonstrates the following: * set up an Environment * place Creatures in the Environment * create Behaviors and add them to Creatures * create Actions for Behaviors to initiate * limit when Behaviors occur with Conditions * add EnvironmentalFactors such as wind "sudo gem install zyps" to install, or visit: http://jay.mcgavren.com/zyps By jaymcgavren If you run into problems viewing this screencast, you can access an MP4 version at http://rubyology.com/mp3s/zyps_screencast.mp4

2008-04-06 19:59:00 UTC

Rubyology 60: ServiceReg

Posted by @ChrisMatthieu

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Hey code monkeys! I built a proof-of-concept site for a RESTful service registry that is actually a RESTful API API. It's called www.ServiceReg.com and the site (which also functions as an API) allows developers to register RESTful Web services that can be used as a simple URL (including the POST, PUT, and DELETE verb-based queries). These simple URLs can be used in application, mashups, or even directly from the browser's address bar.