Web performance expert Nicole Sullivan discusses a set of best practices in the creation of supremely fast, visually impactful web sites.
Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web-applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
LaterDude is a small calendar helper with i18n support
I was setting up a Subversion repository one year ago. Of course, I also wanted to have regular backups of my Subversion repository. As I was tired of writing bash scripts for such a task, I looked into writing a simple Ruby script for backing up my Subversion repositories.
I have been playing around with RESTful Rails recently. Below is my collection or Rails REST howtos, tutorials and other resources I have found so far.
Wrapper from Globalite API to the Rails 2.2 I18n API
httptunnel creates a bidirectional virtual data connection tunnelled in HTTP requests. The HTTP requests can be sent via an HTTP proxy if so desired.
This project is (or will be) a best effort semi-static verifier for your Ruby on Rails projects. Delivered as a Ruby gem it provides a shell command task "railscheck" that you can run against your Rails projects to test for a number of typical bugs, potential problems and inconsistencies.
JSViz makes it easy to create dynamic 2D views of information. Practical applications include network graphs, navigation, and other dynamic layouts.
YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool.
I've seen this granularity problem on every project, product or program I've worked on. Often in non-agile methods it comes it up in the form of traceability requirements on top of the actual requirements.
Awesome library to consume web services in Ruby.
Consent is an access control abstraction layer for ActionController. It lets you restrict access to actions across your application using a single config file, rather than scattering access logic across your controllers using verify() and method-specific logic.
With Flash Player 10, the FileReference.browse and FileReference.download operations may be initiated only through ActionScript that originates from user interaction. This includes actions such as clicking the mouse or pressing the keyboard.
The Secret of Monkey Island takes the same principles of the heroic myth and delivers a story full of wit and humor that has become a classic because of its traditional roots.
Given a list of acceptable elements and attributes, Sanitize will remove all unacceptable HTML from a string.
Cerberus is a lightweight and easy-to-use Continuous Builder software for Ruby. It could be run periodically from a scheduler and check if application tests are broken. In case of failed tests Cerberus sends notification to developers.