Again, the MySQL ruby gem totally annyoed me trying to install it on a fresh Mac OS X 10.5.5 install and MySQL 5.0.67. This time the following command brought it to life: sudo env ARCHFLAGS="-arch i386" gem install mysql — \ –with-mysql-dir=/usr/local/mysql –with-mysql-lib=/usr/local/mysql/lib \ –with-mysql-include=/usr/local/mysql/includesudo env ARCHFLAGS="-arch i386" gem install mysql — \ –with-mysql-dir=/usr/local/mysql –with-mysql-lib=/usr/local/mysql/lib […]
Times in RSS Feeds and the like are formatted as RFC3339 most of the time. You can save yourself from strftime by using Time.now.xmlschemaTime.now.xmlschema
A regular expression to replace all ampersands (&) in a text that are not part of an entity: t = t.gsub(/&(?!#?\w+;)/, ‘&’)t = t.gsub(/&(?!#?\w+;)/, ‘&’) Language is ruby. The regexp feature used is called a negative lookahead.
I use rmagick when it comes to deal with images. I’m not that disappointed like Zed Shaw with rmagick (but Zed is totally right when he points out on page 4: “[…] and is difficult to install (unless your computer is nearly exactly the same as the author’s).”), but when it comes to deal with […]
I just discovered the great x_send_file plugin and technique and use it extensivly for daily fratze. I replaced the majority of send_file calls with x_send_file but not all (the in memory thingies i serve cannot be send through apache). This works great in production mode but in development mode, it fails as there is no […]