You want to get more productive in your computer usage? In today’s lesson, we’re introducing you to a power-user time-saving trick.
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Update, 4 June 2007 – I beg all of those who find the tips below offensive and rude to go read the Errata as well.
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If you are interested in web, databases and the like then you probably already heard of SQLITE. If not, here’s a quick intro
SQLITE is a database engine that uses just one file per database. It’s tiny, simple to use and, most importantly, very easy to use with Ruby on Rails. All you need is the sqlite ruby gem, which is already included in most Ruby installations.
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My assignment this week, as senior Ruby on Rails developer for TrexGlobal (an US startup with some cool online apps for real estate investors that help you save lots of dollars on your taxes) was to add tests for some of the controllers in place.
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You can’t call yourself a programmer if you never used Grep (or diff, or wget, or regular expressions for the matter). I couldn’t call myself a programmer till the fourth year of college, btw..
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Warning! This is not a full-blown tutorial, rather a quick step-by-step intro on what you have to do to run Rails on your Mac, if you are a noobie who just heard of Rails and wants to have it running on his computer ASAP:
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