- Postgres 9.2 to include native JSON data type
Postgres 9.2 will include a native JSON datatype. In addition to verifying that the data stored in the field is valid JSON, there's also a couple of SQL functions that could be handy (array_to_json, and row_to_json).
There's a promising pull request for ActiveRecord to support the new json data type.
- Show gem license on rubygems.org
Our open source developers this week have submitted a pull request to rubygems.org to display a gem's license on the gem version's page.
Make sure you add a license to your gemspecs!
Gem::Specification.new do |s| s.license = "MIT" #.... end
Gem::Specification.new do |s| s.licenses = ["MIT", "BSD"] #.... end
Pull request: https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems.org/pull/458
Don't make a helper method called config in your rails app. It will blow up in your face.
- Cool 3D js UI hack for displaying menus
This looks great for touch devices, but may not be obvious to users.
Try this URL for standup: http://lab.hakim.se/meny/?http://ny-whiteboard.herokuapp.com
- Bootstrap 2.1 dropdown data-* fail
Links within dropdowns which leverage data-* method's currently broken in Bootstrap 2.1.
- Wednesday: Agile Experience Design Meetup
- Tuesday: Tech Talk- Why is a Math Proof like a Unit Test?
There are many conceptual similarities between writing a mathematical proof and test driving a story. In this talk, I will explore these similarities in an effort to explain what is satisfying about TDD, and what makes it a great learning tool. Join us for lunch as Daniela previews her upcoming GoGaRuCo talk.
Daniela majored in Math, attended a Railsbridge, apprenticed at Pivotal SF and now is a developer at SharesPost.