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Installing Sphinx on Snow Leopard

Monday, Sep 28, 2009 at 07:58 PM | Solutions

Upgrading to Snow Leopard was pretty smooth save for a few items. Sphinx was giving a little trouble connecting to mysql. Instead of using 9.8.1, we found Sphinx 9.9-rc2 to... Read more

Remove Files From Git Repo

Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009 at 08:03 PM | Solutions

If you ever have a case where you want to remove files from a git repo without deleting the files in the process, you can do this: Add the files... Read more

Sphinx, Thinking_Sphinx, and Whenever

Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009 at 04:41 PM | Solutions

Setting up Full Text Search For a recent project, we needed to install a full text search engine. After doing some research and speaking with colleagues, we found the combination... Read more

Working with Delayed Job

Friday, May 22, 2009 at 02:56 PM | Solutions

Delayed Job is great for offloading processes out of the way for users. For Heraldr, we needed to be able to send a lot of emails from the site without... Read more

Deploying Rails 2.3.2

Friday, Apr 24, 2009 at 03:54 PM | Solutions

If you run into a deploy error with Capistrano when deploying a rails 2.3.3 app, you might need to add the irs_process_scripts plugin. You can install it from github at... Read more

A Great Syntax Highlighter

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009 at 03:13 PM | Solutions

If you are looking for a good solution for syntax highlighting, we though we would try out Alex G's Syntax Highlighter. It is a pretty comprehensive solution with minimal fuss.... Read more

Safari 4 is Fast

Friday, Apr 03, 2009 at 10:01 PM | General

Wow..Safari 4 is very fast. That's all I can say on that. It's really worth trying out. Head to Safari.com and give it a test. Don't forget about the dev... Read more

Enumerable is your Friend

Thursday, Apr 02, 2009 at 07:22 AM | Solutions

The Enumerable ruby class is your friend! Forget about for loops and trying to ouput an iterator. Instead, in your ruby code, you can do: @post.comments.each_with_index |post, index| "Comment Number... Read more

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