Joe Yates' Blog


Artist’s web site in Ruby on Rails with admin interface.


Where’s my nearest weather station? A Google Maps application in Ruby on Rails.


What’s on TV right now?

A Ruby on Rails that shows you live TV listings for your country (currently only Italy and UK) and emails you when there are upcoming programs that match your interests.


Create family trees and invite your relatives to join in.

A Ruby on Rails 3 backed application. Uses HTML5 canvas to draw the tree.

Upload photos and insert biographical notes.


A quicker way to get Italian train times.

Ruby on Rails 3 application which scrapes train times live.

Each departure/destination station pair gets it’s own shortened URL, e.g.

Roma Centrale to Milano Centrale

Phones are detected and get have a dedicated stylesheet.