A quick search reveals that I’m not the only one who’s had difficulty installing the nokogiri Ruby gem on Mac OS X. The official docs recommend installing the fink or macports versions of libxml2, and so does this nokogiri tutorial over on the Engine Yard blog. I like macports. It’s a good way to stay Read more about Installing nokogiri on Mac OS X[…]
So I’ve been using Snow Leopard for a few weeks now. Not too many changes on the surface. The integration of Exposé into the Dock is probably one of the more visible changes. But being in an organisation where Microsoft Exchange is the chosen communication and, dare I say it, collaboration platform, the Exchange support Read more about iCal/Exchange Integration in Snow Leopard – Booking Shared Resources[…]
The Landing Pilot is the Non-Handling Pilot until the “decision altitude” call, when the Handling Non-Landing Pilot hands the handling to the Non-Handling Landing Pilot, unless the latter calls “go-around”, in which case the Handling Non-Landing Pilot, continues Handling and the Non-Handling Landing Pilot continues non-handling until the next call of “land” or “go-around”, as Read more about The Landing Pilot is the Non-Handling Pilot[…]
Heard this song on the radio a while ago and couldn’t track it down. But today I caught it on ABC Local Radio, would you believe.
The ReCaptcha guys need to invent an algorithm that gives an estimate of the likelihood that a human could actually decipher a word, and then only present those above a certain threshold. That’s a different problem to the one of having a machine actually decipher the text, and I reckon it’s probably an easier one. Read more about ReCaptcha asking a bit much?[…]
So as per my last post, I’ve been playing around with my weblog a bit. I’ve upgraded to WordPress 2.7, which features a completely overhauled administration dashboard. In addition, threaded comments are now built into WordPress, so there’s no need for a plugin. I just needed to hack my theme a little bit to take Read more about Upgraded to WordPress 2.7[…]
The list of categories on my weblog was slowly growing. So I overhauled them. I’ve reduced them to a set of six, and converted the others to tags. I noticed that, for a long time now, when it comes to publishing an article, I’ve been fighting the urge to add a new category. Now I Read more about Re-organised weblog categories[…]
Herman’s Hermits – No milk today
For anyone who’s using Subversion through Textmate, you might be interest in Ciarán Walsh’s SVNMate plugin. It changes the icons for files and folders in the project drawer depending upon their SVN status. Very handy.
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