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Refactoring mini series: HOW?

The Good (Practices), the Big (Ref) and the Ugly (Refactor). This episode of the refactoring mini series focuses on the question: HOW?

NoteShred Ruby Gem Available

NoteShred is a service to send and receive encrypted, password protected notes that automatically shred after reading, and now it has it’s own Ruby gem [more inside]

Mastering Ruby Blocks in Less Than 5 Minutes

Blocks are one of the most powerful and often overlooked feature of ruby. I must confess that it took me a while to figure out how ruby blocks work and how they can be useful in practice. [more inside]

Get Rid of Your Admin Gem

On my RubyJunky blog I’ve written the first of what will be a series describing what troubles me about the current popular Rails admin gems and how to easily craft your own better admin interface.

The All New RubyFlow for 2015

RubyFlow began with this post from April 2008 as a way for people to submit links to me for Ruby Inside. It quickly became more than that, though, and has kept me informed for Ruby Weekly even while Ruby Inside has quietly died. [more inside]

Wonderful news, RubyFlow remains alive and kicking. Thanks a bunch, Peter! …
I like it. Thanks for keeping it going!
It’s really impressive with it’s simplicity and flow. Great job! :thumbs_up: …
Thanks a lot Peter! I visit RubyFlow almost everyday and it’s really useful to …

Video encoding processor for CarrierWave

As previously promised, here are some more tips how to tackle with video processing. Streamio FFMPEG has a bunch of useful options. You can specify for example frame rate, resolution, bitrate, codecs and many other by simply passing an options hash to transcoding. This time I wanted to change the previous code a little bit, add some options and include latest rails goodies as ActiveJob and Enumerable. Let’s get started!

Incisive Ruby Substitutions - The gsub Hash Syntax

How do you perform multiple Ruby substitutions simultaneously? [more inside]

Yonibot: because the syntax is about the structure of the language, not its mea…
Hmm, seems I need to look into why it’s not picking up links automatically in c…
Seems in Markdown you have to surround a URL by angle brackets for the auto lin…
This should now be resolved: http://example.com/ …

Command Line Reporter 3.3.5 Released

Bug fix release regarding border colors and vertical spacing. Check out the wiki to see examples of nicely formatted tables. As always the gem is available on rubygems.org with source on github. For those not familiar with “the reporter”, it provides a ruby DSL for writing reports with built in features for progress reporting and table formatting. It is very handy for system level and data reporting scripts.

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