Goodbye _why.

If you’ve had your hand in Ruby or Rails, you’ve probably heard of Why the Lucky Stiff (aka, _why), an online persona of a programmer who was one of the more influential Rubyists next to Yukihiro Matsumoto (creator of Ruby, aka, Matz) and David Heinemeier Hansson (creator of Rails, aka, DHH).  As of this afternoon,… Read More

Mix Listed on Ruby on

Over the weekend, David Heinemeier Hansson, affectionately know as DHH, creator of Rails, made updates to One change was the addition of Oracle Mix to the list of production apps running Rails. Check out the list; you’ll probably recognize several of the apps there, and about the middle of the page, below the fold,… Read More

JRuby Meetup!

For those of you who are live in the Bay Area (East Bay in particular), I’ll be speaking at the East Bay Ruby Meetup next Tuesday.  Here’s the talk abstract: JRuby is fast becoming a solid (and possibly preferred choice) for deploying Rails apps. Rich Manalang from Oracle will talk about how he and a… Read More

Mix Rake Stats

Artem Vasiliev asked for the Mix rake stats… here they are: +———————-+——-+——-+———+———+—–+——-+ | Name                 | Lines |   LOC | Classes | Methods | M/C | LOC/M | +———————-+——-+——-+———+———+—–+——-+ | Controllers          |  1825 |  1504 |      22 |     145 |   6 |     8 | | Helpers              |   248 |   217 |       0 |      28 |   0… Read More