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Open Source Ruby Projects

Open Source Ruby Projects

I have just recently started to study Ruby, and in lieu of Jeff's advice over the weekend... Stop theorizing. Write lots of software. Learn from your mistakes....I was interested in honing my ski…


Favorite(G)Vim plugins/scripts?

What are your favorite(G)Vim plugins/scripts?…


Best Solution For Authentication in Ruby on Rails

I'm looking for a pre-built solution I can use in my RoR application. I'm ideally looking for something similar to the ASP.NET Forms authentication that provides email validation, sign-up controls, an…


Alternative “architectural” approaches to javaScript client code?

How is your javaScript code organized? Does it follow patterns like MVC, or something else? I've been working on a side project for some time now, and the further I get, the more my webpage has turn…


C++ libraries to manipulate images

Do you know any open source/free software C++ libraries to manipulate images in these formats:.jpg.gif.png.bmp ? The more formats it supports, the better. I am implementing a free program in C++…


Pure Python library to generate Identicons?

Does anyone know of a FOSS Python lib for generating Identicons? I've looked, but so far I haven't had much luck.…


bash - Worth switching to zsh for casual use?

The default shell in Mac OS X is bash, which I'm generally happy to be using. I just take it for granted. It would be really nice if it auto-completed more stuff, though, and I've heard good things ab…


Javascript syntax highlighting in vim

Has anyone else found VIM's syntax highlighting of Javascript sub-optimal? I'm finding that sometimes I need to scroll around in order to get the syntax highlighting adjusted, as sometimes it mysteri…


Are there any advantages compiling for.NET Framework 3.5 instead of 2.0?

Are there any advantages compiling for.NET Framework 3.5 instead of 2.0? For example less memory consumption, faster startup, better performance... Personally I don't think so however, I may have mi…



What's the best way to hash a url in ruby?

I'm writing a web app that points to external links. I'm looking to create a non-sequential, non-guessable id for each document that I can use in the URL. I did the obvious thing: treating the url as…




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