Software Engineering

Overriding Rails 3 database configuration depending upon platform

This is uself if you develop on one platform, and have to deploy to a different plaform. For example, I want to develop on my Mac OS X laptop, but am

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Software Engineering

Authenticates a Ruby on Rails User model via LDAP and saves their LDAP photo if they have one

How to authenticate a Ruby on Rails User model via LDAP:

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Software Engineering

Grouping by multiple fields in JavaScript or CoffeeScript using Underscore

How to group by mupliple fields using Underscore for CoffeeScript and JavaScript:

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Software Engineering

Custom ANSI-colored, Bash command prompt

Here's how to change your bash prompt to something more useful with ANSI colors:

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New Mac Owner

A few days ago my new MacBook Pro was delivered. I was surprised that it came all the way from Shanghai China. Even so, it took less time to

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Space

Vivid Spacewalk Image

In one of my psuedo–random web surfing sessions today I came across this vivid spacewalk image from NASA.  I liked it so much that I made the high

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Microsoft.com redesigned

If haven't already noticed Microsoft has redesigned their home page.The new design is sleek and streamlined with less horizontal breaks in

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Upgraded to Vista Ultimate

Last night Microsoft gave MSDN subscribers and Partners access to the final version (RTM) of it's next OS Vista. This is of course the first major OS

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