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Learn how to use the built in random methods in PostgreSQL and MySQL with Rails & ActiveRecord http://solidfoundationwebdev.com/blog/posts/getting-random-records-in-rails
Hello, let’s welcome the August’15 Edition of the Dr. Jekyll’s Themes of the Month series that highlights ready-to-fork static site themes. The new themes include: Leonids by RenYuan Zou; Video by Max White; Centrarium by Ben Centra; Mickey by Vincent Chan; Material Design Lite (MDL) by Oscar Cortez and Planet Jekyll’s Starter (Minimal) by Gerald Bauer. Find all themes at the Dr. Jekyll’s Themes directory. Any theme missing? Add your theme! Cheers.
Hot on the heels of Lita 4.5, version 4.6 of Lita, the Ruby ChatOps framework, has been released. This release adds long-requested support for chat-service-specific APIs. The Slack adapter for Lita has also been updated to add support for sending Slack attachments from your bot. [more inside]
A slightly controversial blog post about devise, omniauth and the notions of authentication and identity
Hello, I’ve put together a new sport.db (football.db) quick starter sample using the Mauritius Premier League to get you started creating your own leagues/cups/etc. from scratch. You can test drive the quick starter sample with a single command e.g.
$ sportdb build. To start from scratch follow these six steps: [more inside]
But buried within Ruby’s nesting implementation - and Rails’ autoload system - are a few traps that can cause your code to fail in strange and wonderful ways. In this post, we’ll discuss the origin of these traps and how you can avoid them. http://blog.honeybadger.io/avoid-these-traps-when-nesting-ruby-modules/