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Compiling bcrypt-ruby gem for Windows

I am a heretic. I develop Rails apps on Windows. I own a Macbook, but I usually boot it into Windows. Justin thinks I should just should just move to developing on a Mac. I keep holding out. But periodically I try to install a gem that needs to compile native extensions for Windows, and [...]

Multilingual Google search mashup

For sometime I have envisioned a web browser that allows me to search and browse all of the web-pages of the world and view them in English. I figure there have got to be lots of cool things going on in the non-English speaking world that I would be interested in but I never hear [...]

RailsConf2007: Your First Day with JRuby on Rails

RailsConf2007. We ran in circles last night trying to find a restaurant that had been recommended to us and ended up eating at Wendy’s. Yum Apparently the double tree didn’t have our reservations. Gratefully they gave us a room anyway.
I’m here at the First Day with JRuby on Rails tutorial with Charlie Nutter [...]