Over the past month there have been a number of security issues with the Ruby on Rails framework. These issues have been serious. Whilst there is some debate whether this is an isolated Rails issue or if we can expect more frameworks to start seeing these sorts of vulnerabilities discovered this has left me with a niggling… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Opinion
Lot of fun stuff going on with the Emacs Wiki. Last week, Bozhidar Batsov wrote a controvertial post called Die EmacsWiki Die. Which made me think somewhat of Sideshow Bob, (especially as I’m in Germany and sometimes I get some Deutsch posts coming up on my reader). This sparked a flurry of debate, on HackerNews… Read more »
Following my last article about possibly making the heretical move to Vim from Emacs, I’ve been trying to use Vim as much as I can. I can now safely say that I will not be making the switch. There are a number of reasons to this. Firstly, and most importantly I can’t quite make the conceptual leap… Read more »
Ryan Dahl’s Node.js is very exciting stuff, with lots of potential. Something to keep close track of.
You may have noticed I haven’t posted in a while. One of the reasons is because I have been immersed in the world of digital books. In my previous post I mentioned that I purchased myself a new toy, namely the Sony PRS-300 Pocket eReader. Now I’ve had it almost 3 weeks so I feel… Read more »
If you don’t want Windows, but can’t buy a laptop without it pre-installed then claim a refund.
In a current database driven project that has multiple developers the single biggest issue we have is version control for the database. For us at ibrow, the number one practise that we engage in is Version Control/Revision Control. I personally use version control for almost everything and not using it when having multiple developers working… Read more »
One small step for man, one giant wait for mankind. Well, it was something like that. Today marks the 40th anniversary since man first landed on the moon, and I have one question: why can’t I visit the moon?
The revolution has begun! Major sites are starting to reject IE6. Yet I can’t believe we will see that back of that hellish peice of software any time soon.
I’ve been using Twitter for over two years now and I find it is a valuable source of news, opinion and comment. However, the more I think about it, I can’t help but conclude that Twitter is bollocks.