Monthly Archives: March 2011
Installing a gem in JRuby without building the native extensions (and there’ a ruby facility to fall back on)
I use this in order to package and install grosser-algorithms in jruby. grosser-algorithms is cloned from Kanwei Li’s algorithms. Ruby string matching can be used (with speed penalty) so the Levenshtein distance extensions (which are written in C) can be … Continue reading
Setting up rspec for a sinatra up. First and foremost, the versions of the gems I’m using: rspec 2.5.0, rspec-core 2.5.1 sinatra 1.2.0 autotest 4.4.6 rack-test 0.5.7 Then, Testing Sinatra with Rack::Test is a must read. My bundler Gemfile follows: Read this … Continue reading
Spot on directions in order to create a true guest account and list it in GDM users list. http://askubuntu.com/questions/631/starting-a-guest-session-from-the-login-screen
Read the essay! It’s a beautiful piece of oversight which can clarify many grey areas and connect the dots. If you are new to testing, as I am, it’s absolutely necessary!
Chapter 3 mind map of Pragmatic Thinking & Learning: Refactor Your Wetware