May 24th, 2007

Failure to Backup

Why do we, the “computer people” (those who are developers or IT people), seem to be the ones who fail to backup our systems more than anyone else? We often stress the importance of frequently “backing up your data” yet, at least in the circles I run in, we seem to fail to backup our data ourselves.
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May 22nd, 2007

ActiveRecord Delegate Attributes

I finally started using a pretty handy feature of ActiveRecord: delegate attributes. I first came across the delegate syntax while looking through the Mephisto codebase a while back. Mephisto has the following line in one of their models:
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May 21st, 2007

Late to the party…

Well, no I’m not really late to the party. I’ve just finally dumped and reinstated my blog on my personal domain. Over the past 12 months, this URL has hosted 3 different blogs, been mirrored to 2 other sites, and been parked. Quite a bit of turmoil in such a short timeframe.

For now, I’ve decided to just return to the roots and keep the blog going… surely but slowly. I’m sure you all are thrilled (all four of you).

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