After spending the weekend coming up with the design, one night of chopping and slicing and half a night of Tumblr themeing , I have finally done it! Thanks to 960.gs and the Variable Grid System , they made making layout so easy! The theme is tested in all major browsers, except IE6 . Let me know what you think! :-)
Dear Photoshop, please don’t, just don’t.
Don’t you just hate that. Fortunately I have the ‘CMD + S’ syndrome.
So we want to dynamically instantiate an object (i.e. convert a string to a class constant). Instead of doing this: You can do this: See more about the constantize method in Rails’s API .
Dear Vodafone 3G, please fix your network. Kthx.
So I received my Dell U2711 today, even though I was told by a sales rep it will be delivered tomorrow. ;-) The thing is, I ordered a Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort connector and it’s not here yet. So instead of enjoying the native 2560x1440 resolution, I have to put up with 1920x1080 for now. It’s still a nice upgrade from my ViewSonic 20" (1680x1050).
A few days ago I was conducting some preliminary tests and benchmarks on a couple of NoSQL solutions such as Redis , Cassandra and Riak . As expected, Redis performed really really well, its speed is unmatchable by Cassandra and Riak. However, that’s not the point. One thing I noticed is that quite a few people don’t really get what ’ scalability ’ actually means. In this case, Redis does not scale (yet), so comparing the raw performance (on a single machine) isn’t entirely useful. Both…
I’m hoping to post more regularly by having this Tumblr blog. :) Ruby Python PHP Falcon