Month: November 2007

  • rewrote my CV to use XML-Résumé-Library

  • reading RailsSpace (the book)

    from ch. 1 (introduction): Ruby comes out of the Perl tradition, and Yukihito “Matz” Matsumoto, the creator of Ruby, calls it “a better Perl than Perl”. In our experience, most programmers with exposure to both languages agree. We’d add that, for web programming, embedded Ruby (ERb) is a better PHP than PHP. Actually although I […]

  • found UNIX utility “multitail”

    It got mentioned in a magazine. It’s like “tail” on many files at once, but much better. We shall see … . I will give it a try at work, where I often have to view and follow more than a single file at a time, when I restart the applications looking for weird behaviour.