Pow is a zero-config Rack server for Mac OS X created by 37signals which “makes developing Rails and Rack applications as frictionless as possible.” I just discovered Pow thanks to overhearing Patrick Bacon discuss his setup for working on multiple Rails applications at the same time. Pow allows me to have more than one Rails […]
Linux Target Image Builder (LTIB) is a tool used to develop and deploy board support packages for an embedded target platform. I used LTIB on my last project to create the kernel image and root file system for an i.MX28 freescale processor running on a custom board.
When it comes to exporting a tab-delimited file from a mysql database table, you have a couple different options without having to resort to heavier programming in Ruby, PHP, Java, etc. Instead, you can use MySQL’s SELECT INTO OUTFILE, run a SELECT statement and redirect the output to a file, or use mysqldump. I started […]
Each new web project I do for Atomic Object requires some level of web analytics measurement. Just about every customer knows about and wants Google Analytics, but very few have heard about or understand the advantages of supplementing Google Analytics with a realtime monitoring web analytics service. Using a realtime web analytics service allows you […]
Providing video on the web has been done. It should be simple to get it up and running right? Just a Google search away? Well, one Google search will get hundreds of results all giving different methods, technologies and solutions. The following is a road-map of my path to enlightenment and the eventual solution I […]