Category Archives: Computers

Quick RVM Rubinius 1.0.0 Install Recipe

Here are the quick and dirty commands I used to install Rubinius 1.0.0 with Rails, RSpec, and Sinatra in RVM on Mac OS X. So far I haven’t been able to get Cucumber to install. The problem has been fixed … Continue reading

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Ordering on a Field in a Linked Table

I attempted to order my runners based on their assigned stage number. The stage number is linked by the stage_id in the schema and the class shows that it belongs to a stage: class Runner > ActiveRecord::Base belongs_to :stage end … Continue reading

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What You Can Learn From Google Search Results

For some reason, the Solution Configuration tool bar has gone missing from Visual Studio 2005. I googled the terms: Visual Studio 2005 Solution Configuration Missing. When the first hit that comes up is an entry from “I Hate Microsoft” blog, … Continue reading

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IT Conversations: Kent Beck

The Conversations Network recently released an IT Conversations show I did post production on. Kent Beck tells stories about how his pioneering work in Test Driven Development, Design Patterns and Extreme Programming. Link. Technorati Tags: Programming

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PowerBook Charger Problem Solved?

For the last few months, my powerbook has been suffering from balky charger. The LED indicator on the power connection has been flickering between charging and charged (amber and green). The computer itself has been switching between charge and battery … Continue reading

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