A Beginner's Sinatra Tutorial

Posted by Joe Yates Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:54:00 GMT

Today, beginner programmers can and should start with Web applications. I think Sinatra is simple enough for anybody to try out, but I think there aren't enough tutorials about it.

A Sunrise and Sunset Time Calculator

Posted by Joe Yates Tue, 09 Mar 2010 09:14:00 GMT

I've created a new Ruby library that calculates sunrise and sunset times.

i18n Internationalization without Rails

Posted by Joe Yates Thu, 04 Mar 2010 23:30:00 GMT

I was unable to find examples of using the Ruby internationalization gem (i18n) outside of Rails apps. In this post I give a minimal "Ciao Mondo!" example.

Handling Multiple Versions of Ruby

Posted by Joe Yates Mon, 22 Feb 2010 23:04:00 GMT

Use Debian Alternatives to switch between Ruby versions (1.8, 1.9 and JRuby).

Regular Expressions in SQLite with Ruby

Posted by Joe Yates Sun, 31 Jan 2010 11:30:00 GMT

How to implement the SQLite's 'REGEX' operator in Ruby on Rails.