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Clean HTML tables

I’ve just released version 1.0.0 of dining-table, a gem that allows you to write clean ruby classes to generate HTML tables, instead of messing with views. You can re-use the same classes to generate csv and xlsx output, too!

footty - football.db command line tool / client for world cup (russia 2018) update

Hello, I’ve updated the little command line tool / client called footty that lets you query the online football.db HTTP JSON API services for today’s and tomorrow’s matches for the football world cup in russia 2018 - the world’s biggest show (3+ billion fans). What’s news? footty now includes the full time scores and goal getters e.g. POR 3-3 ESP: Ronaldo 4’ (pen.) Ronaldo 44’ Ronaldo 88’; Costa 24’ Costa 55’ Nacho 58’. Enjoy the beautiful game with ruby. Match day 3 (in JSON) thanks to /world-cup.json. Argentina vs Iceland upcoming. Kick off in seven hours.

You can't trust your parents to protect you

On Unix-like systems, setting sufficiently strict permissions on a directory allows one to disallow access to its containing files and subdirectories. You with me? Of course you are. But you’re wrong. Both on macOS and Linux, we’d be foolish to cling to this fundamental security assumption, due to magic tricks that we can perform on inodes:

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